Janet S. Wong

Janet S. Wong is the author of more than a dozen picture books and poetry collections. Her work includes Night Garden: Poems from the World of Dreams, a New York Times Best Illustrated Book, and Knock on Wood: Poems About Superstitions, both illustrated by Julie Paschkis, as well as Grump, a Charlotte Zolotow Award Highly Commended Book, illustrated by John Wallace. Janet lives with her family in Medina, Washington.

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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Why not?

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Fortunately I don't have many regrets. I'm very good at blocking out bad memories!

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. My answer to this changes too frequently to give a good answer!

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. Probably that I usually wear all black--or almost. My son used to say that I looked like a panda!

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. blindness

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