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

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Touch magic, pass it on.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Isak Dinesen.

Q. What do you regret most?

A. That my wonderful husband died seven years ago.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Jamie Over the Water, The Hiring Fair, Come All Ye Virginia Gals, Lay Lady Lay,

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. Sense of humor.

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