Jane Yolen

Jane Yolen is an award-winning author who has written more than 200 books for children, including the bestseller How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? and the 1988 Caldecott Medal winner Owl Moon. She is known for her beautiful poetry and has even been called “the Hans Christian Anderson of America” (Newsweek). Jane Yolen lives in Hatfield, Massachusetts. Visit her at JaneYolen.com.

Books by this Author

Wee Rhymes
Waking Dragons
Pretty Princess Pig
Not All Princesses Dress in Pink
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Touch magic, pass it on.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Three delightful children, six glorious grandhchildren, a good marriage, and over three hundred published books.

Q. What do you regret most?

A. That my wonderful husband died seven years ago.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Merlin.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. Lack if patience. Oh, and lack of tact.

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