Jennifer L. Holm




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Jennifer L. Holm

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Jennifer L. Holm is a NEW YORK TIMES bestselling children's author and the recipient of three Newbery Honors for her novels OUR ONLY MAY AMELIA, PENNY FROM HEAVEN, and TURTLE IN PARADISE.

Jennifer collaborates with her brother, Matthew Holm, on two graphic novel series -- the Eisner Award-winning Babymouse series and the bestselling Squish series. She is also the author of several other highly praised books, including the Boston Jane trilogy and MIDDLE SCHOOL IS WORSE THAN MEATLOAF. She lives in California with her husband and two children.

Hi, SoCal peeps!

I'll be autographing at theL.A. TIMES Festival of Bookson Saturday!



Saturday, April 9

11:00-12:00 - Signing at the Random House Story Stop Bus, Booth #887

2:00-3:00 - Signing at Once Upon a Time, Booth #713

Hope to see you!


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Average rating: 3.98 · 92,808 ratings · 9,214 reviews · 61 distinct works · Similar authors
Turtle in Paradise

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Queen of the World! (Babymo...

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The Fourteenth Goldfish

3.86 avg rating — 9,649 ratings — published 2014 — 13 editions
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Penny from Heaven

3.97 avg rating — 6,478 ratings — published 2006 — 23 editions
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Our Only May Amelia (May Am...

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Sunny Side Up

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Super Amoeba (Squish, #1)

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Queen of the World! Our Hero Beach Babe Rock Star Heartbreaker Camp Babymouse Skater Girl
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“Almost dying is awfully easy. It's the living that's hard.”
Jennifer L. Holm

“My idea of Heaven has nothing to do with fluffy clouds or angels. In my Heaven there's butter pecan ice cream and swimming pools and baseball games. The Brooklyn Dodgers always win, and I have the best seat in the house, right behind the Dodger's dugout. That's the only advantage that I can see about being dead: You get the best seat in the house.”
Jennifer L. Holm, Penny from Heaven

“Everyone things children are sweet as Necco Wafers, but I've lived long enough to know the truth: kids are rotten. The only difference between grown-ups and kids is that grown-ups go to jail for murder. Kids get away with it.”
Jennifer L. Holm, Turtle in Paradise

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