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Allison Gutknecht

Allison Gutknecht grew up in Voorhees, New Jersey, with three fewer siblings than Mandy Berr. After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania, she earned her Master’s degree in Children’s Media and Literature from NYU. Allison lives in New York City with her rambunctious toy poodle, Gypsy, and her literate cat, Folly. She is a massive fan of polka dots.
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Allison Gutknecht learned importance of friendship from THE BABY-SITTERS CLUB series.

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NOV 29
12:00 PM
in person appearance
Doylestown Book Shop
16 S Main Street
Doylestown, PA 18901

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. A little bit of nonsense goes a long way.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Getting a sunburn. I should really own stock in sunblock companies.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. I am most happy in the same way a cat stares out the window -- safe at home but awash in possibility.

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

A. The ability to play music by ear

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. I've had the same two best friends since sixth grade, and in the words of Mandy, they are two of my "most favorite people in the world, at least most of the time."

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