Alison McGhee

Alison McGhee is the New York Times bestselling author of Someday, as well as Maybe a FoxFirefly HollowLittle BoySo Many DaysStar BrightA Very Brave Witch, and the Bink and Gollie books. Her other children’s books include All Rivers Flow to the SeaCountdown to Kindergarten, and Snap. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Laguna Beach, California. You can visit her at AlisonMcGhee.com.

Books by this Author

Dear Sister
What I Leave Behind
Pablo and Birdy
Maybe a Fox
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Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Here's what I put in my high school yearbook, and I do believe it's what I'd still put today: Walk slowly; all you can ever come to is yourself.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. "Thick white china mug."

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. I have no flaws. I am a perfect human being. What, you don't believe me? C'mon.

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Chinese dumplings, either pan-fried, boiled, or steamed.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Long-Limbed Girl, by Nick Lowe. Hey Ya, by Outkast. Amazing Grace. If You Want Me, by Marketa Irglova. Prelude in E Minor, Chopin. Johnny Cash's cover of The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face. (That's six, you say? Hang on, I have 827 more to go.)

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