Stephanie Calmenson has written many popular books for children. Her work has been called" marvelous" by Publishers Weekly, "lyrical" by School Library Journal, and "sweet, funny, and right on the mark" by Booklist. For Clarion, she has written Shaggy, Waggy Dogs and Rosie: A Visiting Dogs Story, which Smithsonian called "one of the outstanding nonfiction titles of the year." Stephanie says, "It might surprise those who have read her book to find out that at home Rosie has chewed important papers, stolen socks, and nabbed food from the table. But she's definitely my Perfect Puppy."Calmenson, Stephanie is the author of 'Perfect Puppy' with ISBN 9780618011391 and ISBN 0618011390.