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Jonah Winter

Jonah Winter is the celebrated author of many picture book biographies, including Barack, which was a New York Times bestseller. His other books include Here Comes the Garbage Barge, Sonia Sotomayor, Roberto Clemente, and others. A poet and a painter, Mr. Winter lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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Jonah Winter
Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. If at first you don't succeed, keep trying and trying and trying until you've driven everyone around you completely insane.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Napolean. No, wait a minute, change that -- Lucille Ball.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. I'm extremely polite.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Mr. Ed.

Q. What do you regret most?

A. The day I first started using the internet.

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