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Peter Lerangis

Peter Lerangisis the author of many books for young readers, including wtf, Smiler’s Bones, the Watchers series, The Sword Thief, and the New York Times bestselling 39 Clues series. Peter lives with his wife and two sons in New York City. Visit him at PeterLerangis.com.
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"WTF" Author Peter Lerangis Reveals His Previous Occupations

Author Peter Lerangis talks about having to choose between acting and writing.

My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Don't mess with Alternate-Side-of-the-Street Parking, and everything else will work itself out.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Raising two sons who still tolerate me.

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

A. Where the people are. Dancin', walkin'. (Also, Cabo San Lucas.)

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Not learning to tap dance at a young age.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Plato, because he wrote in a cave and had a cool molding toy named after him.

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