Alison McGhee

Alison McGhee is the New York Times bestselling author of Someday, as well as Firefly Hollow, Little Boy, So Many Days, Bye-Bye Crib, Always, A Very Brave Witch, and the Bink and Gollie books. Her other children’s books include All Rivers Flow to the Sea, Countdown to Kindergarten, and Snap. Alison is also the author of the Pulitzer Prize–nominated adult novel Shadowbaby, which was also a Today show book club selection. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and you can visit her at

Books by this Author

Maybe a Fox
Firefly Hollow
The Sweetest Witch Around
Star Bright
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So Many Days trailer

From New York Times bestselling author Alison McGhee, a book to remind us that life is full of surprises, big and small!

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Here's what I put in my high school yearbook, and I do believe it's what I'd still put today: Walk slowly; all you can ever come to is yourself.

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. Honeys, I'm stuck with being me, and I wouldn't change that.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. That would be Doing A Headstand. Yep, I've been scared of that particular feat all my life, have never done one, and I've decided to come clean. So there you have it.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. I can bend my hands up into strange, saucer-like formations. It's creepy.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Max, the boy who wore his wolf suit.