Eileen Cook

Eileen Cook spent most of her teen years wishing she were someone else or somewhere else, which is great training for a writer. She is the author of The Almost Truth, Unraveling Isobel, The Education of Hailey Kendrick, Getting Revenge on Lauren Wood, and What Would Emma Do? as well as the Fourth Grade Fairy series. She lives in Vancouver with her husband and dogs. Visit her at EileenCook.com.

Books by this Author

Year of Mistaken Discoveries
The Almost Truth
Unraveling Isobel
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Author Revealed: Eileen Cook

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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Carpe Diem- Seize the day. I would much rather make a mistake then to have never tried at all.

Q. What do you regret most?

A. I don't regret anything I've done-- but I do regret not doing some things because I was afraid of looking stupid or failing.

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

A. I spent a long time wishing I was more like someone else-- cuter, more athletic, smarter, etc. Now I'm glad to be me.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. When I'm really laughing hard I do this really nasty snorting thing. If you heard it, you would know I must be around somewhere.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. My mom is a total class act. Plus she put up with me when I was growing up and although I am sure she was tempted she didn't kill me and hide my body in the backyard.

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