Wren wants more than anything to be a cheerleader like her best friend Lilah. But Maggie, the team captain, doesn’t want a curly-whiskered, clumsy mouse on the squad. Wren tries everything to straighten them. Boing! Boing! Boing! When Maggie misses a jump during practice for the cheer championship, the team discovers curly whiskers are exactly what they need. Wren's Whiskers shows children that it's okay and often desirable to be different. Wren is determined and never gives up on her dream. Although she is misdirected at the beginning, by the end she learns to embrace her whiskers and stand in her power.
About Caren Cantrell (Scottsdale, Arizona Author)
Caren Cantrell is an author who writes both children's picture books and non-fiction works on topics that are important to her. She is also the owner of 102nd Place LLC where she specializes in helping authors who want to self-publish bring their books to market.
In her writing life, Caren is currently focusing on the children's market. She has started an educational line of photo picture books under the pen name Matthew Taylor. These Planet Discovery Books for Kids are targeted to those 6 to 9 years old. She is also working on several picture books to delight and amaze her young grandchildren and their friends. Her other published works include Annie Argyle's Amazing Adventure about a sock that deliberately goes missing from the dryer because she's tired of being in dark, smelly places.
Caren grew up in Toledo, but now lives in Scottsdale, Arizona where she enjoys playing golf with her husband and hiking the desert mountains. She is committed to making sure all children have access to books as a member of the Literacy Committee for Southwest Human Development - a non-profit benefiting at-risk children from birth to 5 years old.