Allison Gutknecht

Allison Gutknecht grew up in Voorhees, New Jersey, with three fewer siblings than Mandy Berr. After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania, she earned her Master’s degree in Children’s Media and Literature from NYU. Allison lives in New York City with her rambunctious toy poodle, Gypsy, and her literate cat, Folly. She is a massive fan of polka dots.

Books by this Author

Spring Break Mistake
The Bling Queen
Pizza Is the Best Breakfast
Never Wear Red Lipstick on Picture Day
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. A little bit of nonsense goes a long way.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. I'm never fully dressed without lipstick.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Getting a sunburn. I should really own stock in sunblock companies.

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Loyalty, sense of humor, reliability

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. People who walk slowly under scaffolding while carrying oversized umbrellas.

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