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Elise Allen
Elise Allen…

Braving deadlines, sleepless nights, and evil poultry to bring great stories to life.

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Ron and Hermione

Pragmatist’s Response to J.K. Rowling Kerfluffle

I’m a huge Harry Potter fan, so like everyone else in the universe my eyes popped out of my head when I saw what she said in a magazine interview with Emma Watson. The long and short of it?  Rowling says she regrets putting Ron and Hermione together, that they wouldn’t have lasted, and that …

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Appearances

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Daniel Pearl Magnet High School with Lissa Price

What an amazing visit this was!  Librarian extraordinaire Tamara Celi hosted Lissa and I (all arranged by the tireless Carol Tanzman) as we spoke to two packed auditoriums full of students.  (Okay, one auditorium, packed two times.  That’s still two packed auditoriums, right?)  The kids had such incisive questions, Lissa was a joy to hang …


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TV & DVD

Dinosaur Train

Dinosaur Train

Airing now on PBS Kids

Side the Science Kid

Sid the Science Kid

Airing now on PBS Kids

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Press

Dinosaur Train

Dinosaur Train Nominated for 2013 Daytime Emmy!

For the second time, Jim Henson’s Dinosaur Train was nominated for a daytime Emmy award! As Tiny would say, “Dinosaur Train RAWKS!”

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On the Web

Populazzi Trailer

Populazzi Book Trailer

Check out the trailer for Elise’s debut YA novel, Populazzi.

Cat Cora and the Muppets

The Muppets’ Kitchen with Cat Cora

Muppets, a celebrity chef, and sharp kitchen utensils. What could possibly go wrong?

The Possibility Shop

The Possibility Shop

Jim Henson’s The Possibility Shop with Courtney Watkins supercharges Family Time with wild imagination

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Hot News

Jim Henson's Enchanted Sisters

“Jim Henson’s Enchanted Sisters” Written Up in Kidscreen Magazine!

So excited for the fabulous write-up Enchanted Sisters received in Kidscreen Magazine.  Click the “More” button, then check it out!

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