Ann Redisch Stampler

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Ann Redisch Stampler is the author of the young adult novels Afterparty and Where It Began as well as half a dozen picture books. Her work has garnered an Aesop accolade, the National Jewish Book Award, Sydney Taylor honors, the Middle East Book Award, and Bank Street Best Books of the Year mentions. She lives in Los Angeles, California, with her husband, Rick.

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Books by this Author

How to Disappear
Afterparty
Where It Began

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Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. If not now, when?

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. One hopes this is something like wit, charm, and integrity but worries it is actually huge thighs or pathetically bad hair.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Lady MacBeth

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Not screwing up my kids.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A.

Well, of course, swords hammered into ploughshares and Total World Domination by people who think peace would be a pleasant change. But on a more personal level, good relationships, good books, good food, good music, writing going well, kids catapulting toward what they love, good health, movies with popcorn, a walk in the hills with my husband, a drive up the coast, a rainy day followed by brilliant sun only the sand is still wet and the ocean is grey. Daydreaming.

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