Steff F. Kneff

Biography

Steff loves reading books to her daughter, Emlyn, and writing for children like her who are growing up in alternative families. When she’s not writing, she loves to travel, explore different foods and teas, and take Emlyn to the library.

Steff’s alter ego, Stevie Mikayne, is the author of "Jellicle Girl," the critically-acclaimed literary fiction novel that’s “Starting a Movement.”

Where to find Steff F. Kneff online

Where to buy in print

Books

Emlyn and the Gremlin and the Teenage Sitter
Series: Emlyn and the Gremlin. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 9, 2016 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Alternative Family, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
When Emlyn overhears Mummy and Mama talk about a teenage sitter coming for the night, Gremlin convinces Emlyn that teenagers are trouble. Can Emlyn and Gremlin escape to their treehouse fort before a knock sounds on the door? ~ This charming story told in appealing rhymes will appeal to children discovering the joy of reading, and the wonderful illustrations are sure to capture their imagination.
Emlyn and the Gremlin and the Seaside Mishap
Series: Emlyn and the Gremlin, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 23, 2015 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Alternative Family, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Emlyn invites Gremlin for a trip to the ocean, but mishaps abound on the seaside. And Gremlin seems to have landed in deeper trouble than usual on this trip. Join Emlyn, Gremlin and Moose for an unforgettable family vacation. ~ This charming story told in appealing rhymes will appeal to children discovering the joy of reading, and the wonderful illustrations are sure to capture their imagination.
Emlyn and the Gremlin and the Barbeque Disaster
Series: Emlyn and the Gremlin, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 29, 2014 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Alternative Family, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Gremlin arrives on the same day Emlyn is expecting her family for a barbeque, but promises to stay upstairs while Emlyn’s Mummy and Mama prepare for lunch. All the young cousins are supposed to take family photographs in matching pyjamas—but Gremlin’s curiosity might ruin the picture, and get both her—and Emlyn—in big trouble! [Children's Picture Book]
Emlyn and the Gremlin and the Mean Old Cat
Series: Emlyn and the Gremlin, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 22, 2014 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Alternative Family, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Emlyn has struck up a friendship with the Gremlin that sneaks into the house at night, but she’s getting worried. Where can Gremlin be? And why hasn’t she returned to play with Emlyn’s shiny toys and jewellery – her favourite things? Could the horrible mean cat next door be blocking her from throwing her grappling hook over the window ledge? [Children's Picture Book]
Emlyn and the Gremlin
Series: Emlyn and the Gremlin, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 7, 2014 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Alternative Family, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Emlyn is sure a Gremlin sneaks into the house at night. In the morning, she finds her room a mess, with gadgets and glitter strewn everywhere. Moose, her Great Dane, should be guarding the house, but he's so afraid he hides in his fort! Emlyn's mums insist Gremlins aren't real, but one day, Emlyn overhears the truth... and then she meets Gremlin for herself. [Children's Picture Book]