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

Wee Rhymes
Waking Dragons
Not All Princesses Dress in Pink
My Father Knows the Names of Things
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Touch magic, pass it on.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Three delightful children, six glorious grandhchildren, a good marriage, and over three hundred published books.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. Sense of humor.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Waiting to hear from editors.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Merlin.

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