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Children’s Author

Jody Jensen Shaffer has written 31 books of fiction and nonfiction, including THE WAY THE COOKIE CRUMBLED (S&S 2016), PRUDENCE, THE PART-TIME COW (Holt, 2017), A CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK (Nancy Paulsen/Penguin, 2018), IT’S YOUR FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL, BUSY BUS! (Beach Lane/2018), and more! You can read her magazine work in great children’s magazines


Prudence, The Part-Time Cow was chosen by the Missouri Center for the Book to represent the state at the National Book Festival in Washington D.C. on September 2, 2017!

Forthcoming Books

It’s Your First Day of School, Busy Bus! (Beach Lane Books, 2018)
A Chip off the Old Block (Nancy Paulsen Books, 2018)
If at First You Don’t Succeed (Teacher Created Materials, 2017)
City and Country (National Geographic Kids, 2017)
Sitting Bull: Eagles Cannot Be Crows (Teacher Created Materials, 2017)

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