WhipSmart Books is pleased to announce the launch of the e-book version of Frankie and the Gift of Fantasy, Ruthy Ballard’s new science fantasy for middle grade readers, ages 9-12.


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WhipSmart Books is dedicated to building scientific literacy in kids. Through masterful storytelling, we spark and nurture their natural curiosity while empowering them to adapt, thrive, and lead in a rapidly changing world.

We publish award-winning, entertaining, and science-rich fantasy books for young readers, ages 9-12.

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Author, Ruthy Ballard

Ruthy Ballard is a children’s book author, artist, and scientist. By day, she’s a professor and forensic DNA expert. By night, she romps in an imaginative playground of color and words. Her latest creation is Frankie and the Gift of Fantasy, a science-rich adventure story for middle grade readers.

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