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. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Chocolate cake.

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

A. Intelligence, humor, compassion.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

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

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Merlin.

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