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Tara Lazar

Tara Lazar is the author of Monstore. Her mischievous imagination led her to write picture books, and she founded PiBoIdMo (Picture Book Idea Month). She lives in New Jersey with her husband and her two daughters. Visit TaraLazar.com for stories, giveaways, and contests for kids of all ages (like Tara!).
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The Monstore is a one-stop-shop for all your monsterly needs in this enormously funny story that’s full of friendly, kooky creatures.
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My Life in 8 Words

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Tara Lazar
Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Laughter is the best medicine.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Heights. I get nervous on the second floor of my local mall, where the railing is glass and I can peer down into the shopper's abyss below.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. I love being creative and I enjoy designing jewelry in my spare time.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. I would love to be able to sing well enough so people don't run away screaming when I open my mouth.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. "Band on the Run" by Paul McCartney and Wings, "The Chain" by Fleetwood Mac, "Head Over Heels" and "Sewing the Seeds of Love" by Tears for Fears, "Owner of a Lonely Heart" by Yes.

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