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Zetta Elliott

Biography

Zetta Elliott

Zetta Elliott was born in Canada and moved to the United States in 1994. Her poetry has been published in several anthologies, and her plays have been staged in New York and Chicago. Her essays have appeared in the Huffington Post, School Library Journal and Publishers Weekly. She is the author of over 25 books for young readers, including the award-winning picture books BIRD and MELENA'S JUBILEE. She is also a contibutor to WE RISE, WE RESIST, WE RAISE OUR VOICES to be published by Crown Books for Young Readers in fall 2018. Elliott is an advocate for greater diversity and equity in publishing. She currently lives in Brooklyn. Learn more at zettaelliott.com.

Zetta Elliott

Books by Zetta Elliott

written by Zetta Elliott with illustrations by Geneva B - Adventure, Children's, Children's 8-12, Fantasy, Fiction, Magic, Youth Fiction

When Jaxon is sent to spend the day with a mean old lady his mother calls Ma, he finds out she's not his grandmother --- but she is a witch! She needs his help delivering baby dragons to a magical world where they'll be safe. There are two rules when it comes to the dragons: don't let them out of the bag, and don't feed them anything sweet. Before he knows it, Jax and his friends Vikram and Kavita have broken both rules! Will Jax get the baby dragons delivered safe and sound? Or will they be lost in Brooklyn forever?