Tammi Sauer

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Tammi Sauer is the author of Mr. Duck Means Business, Mostly Monsterly, Chicken Dance, Cowboy Camp, and other books. She has worked as both a teacher and library media specialist. She lives in Oklahoma with her husband and two children. Visit her at TammiSauer.com.

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Books by this Author

Me Want Pet!
Mr. Duck Means Business
Mostly Monsterly


'Roar!' by Tammi Sauer

A little boy and two dragons discover what really matters about friendship in the charming picture book 'Roar!', from the author of 'Me Want Pet' and 'Mostly Monsterly'.

Author Revealed

Q. What are your 5 favorite books of all time?

A. Five favorites off the top of my head:
To Kill a Mockingbird
The Hunger Games
A Crooked Kind of Perfect
A Pet for Petunia
Leonardo was a Terrible Monster

Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?

A. You're my favorite author! (In written notes from kindergarteners and first graders, "author" is often spelled "otter." I totally love being a favorite "otter." :)

Q. Who are your favorite authors?

A. There are so many, but these are definitely in the mix:
John Green
Linda Urban
Suzanne Collins
Paul Schmid
Mo Willems

Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

A. Create an irresistible main character who is active, relatable, and flawed.

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