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Maria van Lieshout

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Maria was born and raised in Holland. She graduated from The George Washington University with a BFA in Visual Communications, and was Creative Director for The Coca-Cola Company.
She currently lives in San Francisco in a creaky 100-year old Victorian with her husband Peter and their son Max Pelle.


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Sometimes, you are asked to do a book presentation at a school. You do your bit, and you remind yourself you need to do this waaay more often, because the kids were adorable and the school was great, and the money was…uh, let’s just leave this with the adorable kids.


And then there are the times when you are asked to do a presentation at a school and the experience grabs you by the hair, whips y...

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