STANDIFORD, Natalie. Also writes as Jesse Harris, Emily James. American, b. 1961. Genres: Science fiction/Fantasy, Children's fiction, Young adult fiction. Career: Shakespeare and Co. Bookstore, NYC, clerk, 1983; Random House, NYC, editorial assistant, 1984-85, assistant editor, Books for Young Readers division, 1985-87; freelance writer, NYC, 1987-. Member of NYC Author Read-Aloud Program, 1992-. Publications: The Best Little Monkeys in the World, 1987; Dollhouse Mouse (picture book), 1989; The Bravest Dog Ever: The True Story of Balto, 1989; The Headless Horseman (adapted from Washington Irving's The Legend of Sleepy Hollow), 1992; Brave Maddie Egg, 1995; Astronauts Are Sleeping (picture book), in press. SPACE DOG SERIES: Space Dog and Roy, 1990; Space Dog and the Pet Show, 1990; Space Dog in Trouble, 1991; Space Dog the Hero, 1991. THE POWER SERIES (YOUNG ADULT HORROR) AS JESSE HARRIS: The Power #2: The Witness, 1992; The Power #4: The Diary, 1992; The Power #7: Vampire's Kiss, 1992. AS EMILY JAMES: Santa's Surprise (picture book), 1992; Jafar's Curse (chapter book based on Disney movie Aladdin), 1993; The Mixed-Up Witch (picture book), 1993; Fifteen: Hillside Live! (middle-grade novel), 1993. Address: c/o Sheldon Fogelman, 10 East 40th St. Suite 3800, New York, NY 10016, U.S.A.