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Cory Putman Oakes

Hi! I’m Cory. I’m a middle grade and young adult author from Austin, Texas. Thanks for visiting my site! Here you’ll find info on me and my books, and other fun stuff like my blog, event pictures, and how to contract me about school/library visits. Thanks for stopping by!

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Featured Books

Dinosaur Boy

By Cory Putman Oakes

Prepare to enter the world of Sawyer Bronson, an eleven-year-old who is part stegosaurus! Sawyer’s adventures will be chronicled in the DINOSAUR BOY books, the first of which comes out in February, 2015 (from Sourcebooks). Read more about DINOSAUR BOY here!

Latest Blog Posts

The DINOSAUR BOY Cover!

YAY! I’m so psyched that I finally get to share this with everybody! Do you have ANY idea how hard it has been to keep something THIS AWESOME to myself?!! The official cover reveal happened today over on KidsReads (and I did an exclusive guest post for them about what kind of dinosaurs I modeled […]

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My New Book Deal! (SQUEE!)

I’ve known about this for a little while, but now that Publisher’s Marketplace has made the announcement, I finally get to say it out loud: I HAVE A NEW BOOK DEAL!! Here’s the announcement that appeared in Publisher’s Marketplace this morning: THE VEIL author Cory Putman Oakes’s DINOSAUR BOY, about a boy with the “dinosaur […]

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My Raw Vegan Adventure Is Over: PIZZA AT MIDNIGHT!

And at midnight after Day 7, my Raw Vegan Experiment officially came to an end!   I celebrated with, what else? Pizza!!!! Nom Nom Nom . . .

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