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

A. Warm homemade bread fresh out of the oven. mmmm carbs....

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. I can be a total drama queen in certain situations. Sometimes I am the calm and rational one, but without warning it can switch. I'm sure this makes me a joy to live with.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. I moved to Europe by myself to go to school. I discovered I could travel by myself, solve all kinds of problems and that I really liked my own company.

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