Peter Lerangis

Peter Lerangis is 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

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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 trait is most noticeable about you?

A. See three questions above this. Ow!

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 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Pulchritude, indefatigability, insouciance. I think. I have to look them up first.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Oscar Schmultz. I made him up when I was a kid. You would like him, I think.

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