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Published: Dec 18 2018
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Melinda Long is the author of New York Times best-selling books How I Became a Pirate and Pirates Don't Change Diapers, as well as The Twelve Days of Christmas in South Carolina. She graduated from Furman University and was a middle school teacher for twenty-three years.
Monica Wyrick has a fine arts degree from the University of Dayton and has worked in advertising, as a muralist, and as an art instructor. The illustrator of Crabbing: A Lowcountry Family Tradition, published by the University of South Carolina Press, Wyrick and her husband live in South Carolina and have three grown children.
"Melinda Long's latest book is a fun combination of science and imagination. Young readers will identify with Art and his friends as young science nerds with vivid imaginations. I can't wait to share this with my students!"—Heather Thore, South Carolina Association of School Librarians
"What a fun way to learn about the night sky and the scientists who have helped us decipher it! You'll enjoy Art Smart, a wise cracking fourth grade 'science nerd.'"—Kate Salley Palmer, author/illustrator of The Pink House
"Melinda Long delivers mystery, humor, and science nicely wrapped in an exciting and fast-moving plot. Lots of energy and plenty of peanut butter. Children will love this book"—Nelly Hecker, Furman University
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