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Joe McGee


“Peanut Butter & Santa Claus”


Frenchtown, NJ


Joe is the author of the picture books “Peanut Butter & Brains”,”Peanut Butter & Aliens”, and the recently published “Peanut Butter & Santa Claus” as well as the new Junior Monster Scouts chapter book series (“The Monster Squad”and “Crash! Bang! Boo!”) and the Creature Campers chapter book series (“The Secret of Shadow Lake”). Joe has an MA in Writing from Rowan University and his MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. He is a former airborne Army officer and currently teaches at the Sierra Nevada College low-residency MFA program. He lives close to the river with his wife, Jessica Rinker (also a children’s author), and their puppy, Pepper. Look for more books in the Junior Monster Scouts series and the Creature Campers series in the very near future.

About "Peanut Butter & Santa Claus"

When news reaches Quirkville that Santa is stuck in the North Pole, Reginald, Abigail and Zarfon must race to his rescue. Something is terribly wrong with the marshmallow factory and Santa needs their help. Can this unusual trio (an endearing zombie, a brilliant young girl, and an eager space alien) help Santa and save Christmas?