Caron Lee Cohen

Caron Lee Cohen is the author of many picture books including Everything is Different at Nonna's House, illustrated by Hiroe Nakata, Martin and the Giant Lions, illustrated by Elizabeth Sayles, and Happy to You, illustrated by Rosanne Litzinger. She lives in New York City.

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Broom, Zoom!

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. There's no great big scoreboard in the sky.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Dr. Stanley Chang, head of Harkness Eye Institute, NY Presbyterian Hospital, who is at the forefront of medical eye research: a most admirable person who has touched my life

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. The music I live by, 24/7 in my apartment: Beethoven's Piano Sonatas: Pathetique, Waldstein, Appassionata, Pastoral, Moonlight and others

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Alexander Fleming because he was not a genius, but was a patient observer who didn't discard a contaminated Petri dish; Albert Einstein because of his slow early development and school problems, and because of his passionate pursuit of knowledge, and his humility and awe regarding the secrets of the cosmos

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

A. I long for fingers that could touch piano keys and bring forth beautiful music.

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