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Erin Soderberg Downing

Erin Soderberg Downing has written more than 50 books for kids, tweens, and young adults. Some of her most popular titles include the middle-grade novel Moon Shadow and three chapter book series: Disney’s Daring Dreamers Club, Puppy Pirates, and The Quirks. Soderberg loves creating stories that are accessible and help inspire a lifelong love of reading for fun. Before becoming an author, she was a children’s book editor, a cookie inventor, and also worked for Nickelodeon. She lives in Minneapolis with her husband, three hilarious kids, and a mischievous pup named Wally (the star of Puppy Pirates!).

Recent & Notable Works

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Chapter Book Series:

Disney’s Daring Dreamers series – 5 books (Random House/Disney, 2018-2021)

Puppy Pirates series – 10 books (Random House, 2015-2019)

The Quirks series – 4 books (Bloomsbury, 2013-2015)

Middle-Grade & Tween Novels:

Moon Shadow (Simon & Schuster, 2017)

Best Friends (Until Someone Better Comes Along) (Simon & Schuster, 2014)

Juicy Gossip (Scholastic, 2010)

Monkey See, Monkey Zoo (Bloomsbury, 2010)


For Soccer-Crazy Girls Only (Feiwel & Friends, 2014)

Young Adult Novels:

SPACEPOP: Not Your Average Princesses (Imprint/Macmillan, 2016)

SPACEPOP: Rocking the Resistance (Imprint/Macmillan, 2016)

A Funny Thing About Love (Simon & Schuster, 2011)

Kiss It (Simon & Schuster, 2010)

Drive Me Crazy (Simon & Schuster, 2009)

Prom Crashers (Simon & Schuster, 2008)

Dancing Queen (Simon & Schuster, 2007)

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