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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

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

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

Q. What do you regret most?

A. That I didn't make the most of my ballet career when I had the chance. Ballet requires sacrifice, determination, and above all, hard work, and I was too young to really understand that at the time. However, I'd learned those lessons by the time I launched my second career and and I'm grateful to have been given a second chance.

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. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. My dog Boo, because she gets away with murder, and all she needs to do all day is eat and sleep.

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A.
A number of years ago I did a book with Lynne Cheney called A is for Abigail: An Almanac of Amazing American Women. In doing the research on these great American women in history, I was so awed and inspired by what these women were able to acheive -- and what they had to go through to give women of my generation and the next the ability to go after our own dreams with fewer stumbling blocks along the way. So many women, both nameless and well-known, worked so hard. I would be thrilled and honored to meet any one of them in order to say thanks.

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