I’m a CHILDREN'S BOOK AUTHOR, teacher, and a mom. I live in California with some chickens,turkeys, koi fish, a Giant Sulcata tortoise, and a very bossy cat. I've had a pink parakeet, a tree frog, a box turtle (who met a tragic end), a peahen, and a pug.
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I come with fun visuals, museum specimens, and books, books, books! I’m a credentialed teacher and natural history museum educator and whether your audience is filled with kids, writers, or parents, I’ll make them laugh and teach them something new.
"A magnificent novel that defines what it is to be an older brother, a friend, and, yes, even a knight."
-Kirkus starred review
"When Mateo sees two skunks steal his sister's tricycle, he can't believe his eyes. fortunately, he and his friend ashwin are aspiring knights, and they're prepared for a quest to retrieve the trike and win a stinky midnight war."
“An exciting conclusion will satisfy young mystery fans, though the book excels when focusing on Mattie’s internal journey. Author Yardi’s love for nature shines through in this quiet but quirky story about friendship, family, and of course, donuts.”
Coral Keepers: Book #1 coming spring 2025
I KNOW THE WHALE COMING SPRING 2025
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