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.

Books by this Author

Tea for Ruby
Our 50 States
Super-Completely and Totally the Messiest!
Super-Completely and Totally the Messiest
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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. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. My favorite city is London -- I wish I had an English accent! Like Ruby in my book, I'm hoping one day to have tea with the Queen.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. I don't have to fantasize, I live it every day! My studio is just steps off my bedroom, so I am fortunate to be living my fantasy.

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Banana Cream Pie! My mother still makes it for me every time I come home (occasionally she'll make two -- one for the family and one just for me!)

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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