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Serena Geddes

Biography

Serena Geddes

For six years, Serena worked for Walt Disney Animation in Sydney with group of talented artist on sequels to The Lion King, Peter Pan Return to Neverland, Lady and the Tramp and Jungle Book. She has spent the last five years working as a children's illustrator, which began with her first picture book in 2009, for a small publishing house in Sydney.

Serena Geddes

Books by Serena Geddes

Written by Judy Katschke with illustrations by Serena Geddes - Animals , Children's 7-10, Family, Fiction

Willa just started school again and everyone in her class has come up with clever ideas for their back-to-school projects. Even her best friends Lena and Sarah are preparing something different: a Double-Dutch demonstration. At first Willa thinks her father’s fabulous raspberry torte will be perfect, but at the last minute, the raspberries don’t cooperate! Just in the nick of time she realizes the best idea is in her own barnyard: Starbuck! She’ll show her class how to groom him, something she’s an expert at!

by Judy Katschke and Serena Geddes - Animals , Children's 7-10, Family, Family Life, Fiction

It’s the week of the annual pony swim and Willa and Ben are excited! Misty Inn is fully booked for the days leading up to the swim and the auction of the foals, which takes place the following day. As if the island’s biggest event isn’t exciting enough, the Dunlaps get news that a travel critic/writer will be staying at the inn during that week. The kids are determined to show the special guest just how nice Misty Inn can be, but will they be able to prove it when they don’t even know who the critic is?

Written by Judy Katschke with illustrations by Serena Geddes - Animals , Children's 7-10, Family, Family Life, Fiction

Misty Inn is up and running, and the Dunlaps have a full house. Willa is thrilled that Kate, her best friend from Chicago, is going to come to Chincoteague for a visit. But it’s been a whole year since they’ve seen each other, and Willa soon realizes their friendship is not as easy as it had once been. Adding to the tension is the fact that a Chincoteague friend, Sarah Starling, is away at camp for the week, not to mention the fact that Ben seems to disappear early in the morning and not show up again until dinner. So Willa is on her own to figure out how to start anew with her oldest friend.

Written by Kristin Earhart with illustrations by Serena Geddes - Animals , Children's, Children's 7-10, Family, Fiction

It’s time for the grand opening of Misty’s Inn and Willa and Ben have been on their best behavior helping their parents get everything in tip-top shape! But as one disaster after another keeps happening at the Inn, the Dunlaps begin to worry that maybe running a bed and breakfast wasn’t such a great idea after all. Will the Dunlaps be able to get everything ready in time, or will their dreams of running a successful inn disappear like the horse they’re trying to save?

Written by Kristin Earhart with illustrations by Serena Geddes - Animals , Children's, Children's 7-10, Family, Fiction

When the pony Full Moon Fancy, Fancy for short, gets out one too many times, Willa and Ben are worried she’s lost. They set out to track her down --- in the moonlight! Will they find the runaway pony, or is Fancy lost for good?

Written by Kristin Earhart with illustrations by Serena Geddes - Animals , Children's, Children's 7-10, Family, Fiction

There’s a sick horse at Misty Inn! Something Buttercup is eating --- or being fed --- is making her ill. Can Willa and Ben solve this pony problem and help Buttercup feel healthy again?

Written by Kristin Earhart with illustrations by Serena Geddes - Animals , Children's, Children's 7-10, Fiction, Friendship

Ten-year-old Willa Dunlap and her eight-year-old brother Ben are new to Chincoteague Island, but it’s a homecoming for their mother, who grew up there. Willa and Ben’s parents are busy planning the opening of their bed and breakfast, which gives the kids free rein to explore the island. But with so many new people and places to get used to, will Chincoteague ever feel like home?