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Helen Phillips

Biography

Helen Phillips

Helen Phillips is the author of the novel-in-fables AND YET THEY WERE HAPPY (Leapfrog Press, 2011) and the children's adventure novel HERE WHERE THE SUNBEAMS ARE GREEN (Random House Children's Division/Delacorte Press, 2012), also published internationally as UPSIDE DOWN IN THE JUNGLE (Chicken House Press/Scholastic, 2012). She is the recipient of a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer's Award, the Italo Calvino Prize in Fabulist Fiction, the Iowa Review Nonfiction Award, the DIAGRAM Innovative Fiction Award, and the Meridian Editors' Prize. Her work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and appeared on NPR's Selected Shorts. A graduate of Yale and the Brooklyn College MFA program, she teaches creative writing at Brooklyn College. Originally from Colorado, Helen lives in Brooklyn with her husband, artist Adam Douglas Thompson. Visit her website at www.helencphillips.com.

Helen Phillips

Books by Helen Phillips

by Helen Phillips - Action Adventure, Children's, Fiction, Juvenile Fiction, Mystery

After Mad's dad leaves to take a bird-tracking job in Central America, she receives a letter from him. Mad's younger sister Roo is convinced that the letter is a coded message. The two sisters embark on a journey to find their dad themselves with the help from new friends, all in order to get their family back together.