Marissa Moss

Marissa Moss is the bestselling creator of the perennially popular Amelia series as well as the Daphne’s Daily Disasters series. She lives in Berkeley, California. Visit her at and at

Books by this Author

Amelia's Family Ties
Amelia's BFF
Amelia's Boy Survival Guide
Amelia's Friendship Survival Guide
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. a major earthquake on the Hayward fault, near where I live.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. I'm into Bollywood music now, so I'd say Johnny Cue, Tandoori Nights, and some others whose titles I'd just mangle.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. I'm curious about other people and cultures.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. People who say, "If I had the time, I'd write a children's book." My answer to that is, "If I had the time, I'd be a brain surgeon."

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