©2019 by Courtney Carbone. All rights reserved.

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Courtney Carbone


About the Author

My Story

Courtney Carbone studied English and Creative Writing in the US and Australia before becoming a children's book writer and editor in New York City. Her favorite things include Brit Lit, trivia nights, board games, stand-up comedy, improv, bookstores, libraries, brick-oven pizza, salted-caramel macarons, theme parties, sharks, puns, portmanteaus, and '90s pop culture.




Dealing with Feelings Series

A series of early readers that teaches young children to identify their emotions and constructively address what they are feeling through mindfulness, breathing techniques, and positive actions

This Makes Me Jealous

An early reader about feeling jealousy
(Penguin Random House)

This Makes Me Scared

An early reader about overcoming fear
(Penguin Random House)

This Makes Me Silly

An early reader about having the sillies
(Penguin Random House)

This Makes Me Angry

An early reader about handling anger
(Penguin Random House)

This Makes Me Happy

An early reader about feeling joy
(Penguin Random House)

This Makes Me Sad

An early reader about handling sadness
(Penguin Random House)


OMG Classics Series

Greek Gods #squadgoals

An introduction to Greek Mythology for teens
(Penguin Random House)

Darcy Swipes Left

A modern adaptation of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice for teens

(Penguin Random House)

Macbeth #killingit

A modern adaptation of Shakespeare's Macbeth for teens

(Penguin Random House)

srsly Hamlet

A modern adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet for teens

(Penguin Random House)



Courtney Carbone
P.O. Box 456
New York, NY 10108


“When I have a little money, I buy books;
and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes.”