Children's Books

ELLA is a loving, modern parody of ELOISE, one of my favorite children's books of all time. I was inspired by my own daughter, who was six when I wrote ELLA, and by my beloved Brooklyn, which I love to gently make fun of.

 Ella on Entertainment Weekly's the Top 10 Must List 

Ella on Entertainment Weekly's the Top 10 Must List 

Ella in Time Magazine

See Ella in Vogue

In Mallory Kasdan and Marcos Chin's 'ELLA', 'Eloise' Gets a Hipster Makeover, and It Is Everything We Never Knew We Needed - Bustle

"Kasdan’s voice is pitch perfect and the text is a joy—layered with hilarious detail and whimsy, but also moments of beautiful melancholy. It’s kid friendly and grown-up witty." - South Brooklyn Post

Ella, Featured in the New York Post

"the Hippest Character in Children’s Lit" - Brit + Co 

"Take Eloise out of the Plaza, put her on a scooter, and give her a smartphone — and what you get is sheer perfection." - Huffington Post

Ella is in the LA Times

"Perfectly cheeky and sure to provide smiles to both adults and kids alike, this humorous homage is a must-have for parents who fell in love with Kay Thompson’s classic Eloise and want to share that same sense of mischief and adventure with their kids." - Bookish

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