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Brianna Caplan Sayres

Brianna Caplan Sayres used to tell her second graders, "When I grow up, I'm going to be a writer." "But you are grown up, Mrs. Sayres," her students would protest. Well, Brianna is still not quite sure she's grown up, but she has grown into a writer. Brianna's picture books include, Where Do Diggers Sleep at Night?, and Where Do Steam Trains Sleep at Night?, illustrated by Christian Slade, and Tiara Saurus Rex, illustrated by Mike Boldt. Can you guess what the next "sleep" book will be? If you said, Where Do Jet Planes Sleep at Night? (coming May 2017), you were right! 

Brianna has recently returned to her hometown, Seattle, Washington, where she and her husband are kept busy by their two wonderful boys. You can visit Brianna on the web at or


Diggersaurs Mission to Mars

Bigger than a digger…hungrier than a dinosaur…out of this world…it’s a DIGGERSAUR ON MARS! This rhyming mash-up of dinosaurs, trucks, and outer space will delight young readers! Roversaurs complete their chores on the planet Mars. Soaring, testing, and exploring, all among the stars! The Diggersaurs are hard at work building a Martian base! Read along

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If You Were a Garbage Truck or Other Big-Wheeled Worker!

The perfect picture book for any vehicle-obsessed kid to see life through the eyes of a big-wheeled worker! Fans of Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site discover how big-wheeled vehicles really feel about the work they do. This raucous rhyming story puts preschoolers in the driver’s seat as their favorite vehicles reveal the ups and downs of being a busy

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