Stephanie Baruffi is an Early Literacy Specialist who lives in New Jersey with her husband Art and their three sons. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Rowan University with a Masters in Reading Education in 2014. Her grandfather Clarence, who passed away in 2012, inspired this book. He loved his big family too and truly did have a big, beautiful set of ears!
"This is a lovely story that takes you inside the life of an Italian family. There are traditions to be shared and stories that are told. I would recommend this book not only to a parent but to teachers."-Maria Dismondy, Award-Winning Children's Author
'Clarence' is the 2017 Purple Dragonfly Book Winner for School Issues.
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