Robin Preiss Glasser

Robin Preiss Glasser is the #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator of the Fancy Nancy series, written by Jane O’Connor; America: A Patriotic Primer, A is for Abigail, and Our Fifty States by Lynne Cheney, and Tea for Ruby by Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York. She lives in Southern California with her family.
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Focus on your goal, and just keep plodding towards it with blinders on.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. I Got You Babe, Stand By Me, Michael Bublé's Everything, Somewhere (There's a Place for Us), At Last

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. My mother, who is my greatest role model.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. When I was a child, prima ballerina Margot Fonteyn was my dream and inspiration. Unfortunately, I was never that good a dancer.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. That I have been able to make a living in the arts my whole life, and combine it with raising children (Sasha, 17 and Ben, 14) who I not only love, but I really like.

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