Daniel Kirk

Daniel Kirk

Daniel KirkDaniel Kirk is the author and illustrator of forty books for children, including his bestselling series of Library Mouse books and the middle grade series Elf Realm.

Library Mouse is a Booklist Editor’s Choice book, an Education.com Essential gift, a Parenting Magazine Best Mom-Tested Book of the Year, a Kansas Reading Association Award Nominee, a Book Sense pick, winner of the NAPPA Gold Award, the 2011 Young Hoosiers award, and a Choose to Read Ohio choice for 2013-2014. Booklist gave Library Mouse a starred review and said: “Put a mouse in a library and you have a sure seller; make the mouse a writer and you have a sure-fire hit…It’s a show stopper. Ready-made to introduce a class to writing activity…this book is fun, fun, fun.”

Library Mouse: A Museum Adventure received the 2012 Parents’ Choice Award, and Library Mouse: Home Sweet Home was published in 2013. Kirkus says: “Not only is the story amusing, but the information will be useful in classrooms. The familiar characters make this architectural adventure feel downright homey.”

Kirk’s recent book, Ten Things I Love About You, received a star review from Kirkus magazine, which said, “put this at the top of the list for using as a springboard for creative writing or a discussion starter about what qualities make a good friend.”

Kirk’s newest books are You are Not My Friend, But I Miss You from Abrams, and Ten Thank You Letters from Nancy Paulsen Books.

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