Jane Yolen

Jane Yolen is an award-winning author who has written more than 200 books for children, including the bestseller How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? and the 1988 Caldecott Medal winner Owl Moon. She is known for her beautiful poetry and has even been called “the Hans Christian Anderson of America” (Newsweek). She lives in Hatfield, Massachusetts. Visit her at JaneYolen.com.

Books by this Author

Once There Was a Story
Wee Rhymes
Waking Dragons
Not All Princesses Dress in Pink
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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Touch magic, pass it on.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Isak Dinesen.

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

A. In Scotland walking about my garden.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. Lack if patience. Oh, and lack of tact.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Being an Ethel Merman character on stage.

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