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Ahmet Zappa



native of Los Angeles, Ahmet is the third of four children born to the legendary rock musician/ composer, Frank Zappa.

As a child, Ahmet struggled with a learning disability which made reading difficult. He eventually dropped out of school (with the consent of his parents) in the eighth grade.

Ahmet later went on to be a musician, an actor, a TV show host, and more recently, a children's book author. 

Hoping to inspire other children (of all ages) like him/unlike him to discover the joy of reading, Ahmet wrote his first novel, The Monstrous Memoirs of a Mighty McFearless. In addition to the writing, Ahmet drew about 300 of the monster illustrations featured in the book. Prior to the manuscript's publication, a copy was leaked and Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer films won a bidding war  purchased the film rights to the book for $1.5 millionan unprecedented deal for a first time children's book author!
 
Series
Star Darlings
   1. Sage and the Journey to Wishworld (2014) (with Shana Muldoon Zappa)
   2. Libby and the Class Election (2015)
   3. Leona's Unlucky Mission (2016) (with Shana Muldoon Zappa)
   4. Vega and the Fashion Disaster (2016) (with Shana Muldoon Zappa)
   5. Scarlet Discovers True Strength (2016) (with Shana Muldoon Zappa)
   6. Cassie Comes Through (2016) (with Shana Muldoon Zappa)
   7. Piper's Perfect Dream (2016) (with Shana Muldoon Zappa)
   8. Astra's Mixed-Up Mission (2016) (with Shana Muldoon Zappa)
   9. Tessa's Lost and Found (2016) (with Shana Muldoon Zappa)
   10. Adora Find's a Friend (2016) (with Shana Muldoon Zappa)
   11. Clover's Parent Fix (2016) (with Shana Muldoon Zappa)
   12. Gemma and the Ultimate Standoff (2016) (with Shana Muldoon Zappa)
   13. Stealing Starlight (2017) (with Shana Muldoon Zappa)
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Star Darlings Omnibus (with Shana Muldoon Zappa)
   Star Darlings Collection: Volume 2 (2016)
   Star Darlings Collection 4 (2016)
     aka Star Darlings Collection
   Star Darlings Collection: Volume 3 (2016)
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