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

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Touch magic, pass it on.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Being an Ethel Merman character on stage.

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

A. Playing the guitar or piano MUCH better than I am able to.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

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

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Moby Dick.

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