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 AlisonMcGhee.com.

Books by this Author

Maybe a Fox
Someday
Firefly Hollow
The Sweetest Witch Around
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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 Appearances

ANDERSON'S BOOKSHOP
123 W. Jefferson Ave.
Naperville, IL 60540
MAR 8
BLUE WILLOW BOOKSHOP
14532 Memorial Dr.
Houston, TX 77079
MAR 9
BookPeople
603 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78703
APR 24

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. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Lying on the couch while my children bake me delicacies, clean the house, and write small songs of praise in my honor.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. "Thick white china mug."

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

A. Chinese dumplings, either pan-fried, boiled, or steamed.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Batman, the only human superhero.

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