Jody Jensen Shaffer


Jody Jensen Shaffer is an award-winning poet and the author of more than 30 books of fiction and nonfiction for children, including PRUDENCE THE PART-TIME COW, Missouri’s pick for the 2017 National Book Festival in Washington DC, A CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK, IT’S YOUR FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL, BUSY BUS!, and THE WAY THE COOKIE CRUMBLED. Jody’s poetry has been published in great children’s magazines like Highlights, Ladybug, and Clubhouse Jr. Jody lives with her husband and kids in Liberty, Missouri, and is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. Visit Jody at jodyjensenshaffer.com or on Twitter @jodywrites4kids.