Jeff Gottesfeld

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Jeff Gottesfeld

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Born
in New York City NY (Mt;. Sinai hospital, to be precise. 10:30 a.m. in the morning. Giving my mother gray hair ever since), The United States
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July 2011


THE TREE is my first picture book, and picture books take time. The sale to Random House/Knopf was announced in Publishers Marketplace in December, 2012. Peter McCarty was the artist that Knopf was wanted. I was thrilled when he agreed to illustrate the book. It took a lot of time for his schedule to clear. Patience was rewarded.

In re my other writing, there's been some pretty risque stuff that I wouldn't recommend to any child, a fair amount of pseudonymous bestselling fun fiction for teen girls (including a NYT bestselling series called THE A-LIST) , and quite a bit of fiction that I wouldn't suggest for anyone with a sophisticated reading palate, but which is perfect for a fifth or sixth grader who's looking for an easy-to-read story in
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Average rating: 3.93 · 3,395 ratings · 282 reviews · 61 distinct works · Similar authors
The Tree in the Courtyard: ...

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SuperFan

4.17 avg rating — 36 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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Xo Ronette (Campus Confessi...

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Robinson's Hood

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Frenemies (Campus Confessio...

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Choices (Campus Confessions...

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Meet Alana/Meet Kaylee (Str...

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The Code

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Crush (Campus Confessions, #4)

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