Robin Preiss Glasser

Robin Preiss Glasser is the #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator of the Fancy Nancy series, written by Jane O’Connor; America: A Patriotic Primer, A Is for Abigail, and Our Fifty States by Lynne Cheney; and Tea for Ruby by Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York. She lives in Southern California with her family.

Books by this Author

Our 50 States
America
A is for Abigail
Tea for Ruby
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Focus on your goal, and just keep plodding towards it with blinders on.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. That I have been able to make a living in the arts my whole life, and combine it with raising children (Sasha, 17 and Ben, 14) who I not only love, but I really like.

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

A. The ability to train my dog to stop chewing the sofa.

Q. What do you regret most?

A. That I didn't make the most of my ballet career when I had the chance. Ballet requires sacrifice, determination, and above all, hard work, and I was too young to really understand that at the time. However, I'd learned those lessons by the time I launched my second career and and I'm grateful to have been given a second chance.

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

A. A sense of humor, kindness, and vitality

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