Alison McGhee

Alison McGhee is the New York Times bestselling author of Someday, as well as Maybe a Fox, Firefly Hollow, Little Boy, So Many Days, Star Bright, A Very Brave Witch, and the Bink and Gollie books. Her other children’s books include All Rivers Flow to the Sea, Countdown to Kindergarten, and Snap. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Laguna Beach, California. You can visit her at

Books by this Author

Pablo and Birdy
Firefly Hollow
Maybe a Fox
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So Many Days trailer

From New York Times bestselling author Alison McGhee, a book to remind us that life is full of surprises, big and small!

My Life in 8 Words

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. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Batman, the only human superhero.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. To fly, using just my arms. Fly, fly, fly! Sometimes, when I dream, I'm swooping up and over mountain after mountain. How I would love to do that for real.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Right here, right now.

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.