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Chris Grabenstein

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CHRIS GRABENSTEIN is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of ESCAPE FROM MR. LEMONCELLO’S LIBRARY, MR. LEMONCELLO’S LIBRARY OLYMPICS, THE ISLAND OF DR. LIBRIS, WELCOME TO WONDERLAND: HOME SWEET MOTEL and many other books, as well as the coauthor of numerous fun and funny page-turners with James Patterson, including I FUNNY, HOUSE OF ROBOTS, TREASURE HUNTERS, and JACKY HA-HA. Chris lives in New York City with his wife, J.J., two cats, and a dog named Fred. You can visit Chris at ChrisGrabenstein.com.

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“We all make mistakes. That's why my pencil has an eraser.”
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“A library doesn’t need windows, Andrew. We have books, which are windows into worlds we never even dreamed possible.”
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“I figure when you come to a crossroads, you have a choice: right turn, left turn, straight ahead. Or you can just pull over to the side of the road and call it quits. But if you've got a good stretch of road up ahead and someone fun to travel it with, why stay stuck in the galdern ditch?”
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“I figure when you come to a crossroads, you have a choice: right turn, left turn, straight ahead. Or you can just pull over to the side of the road and call it quits. But if you've got a good stretch of road up ahead and someone fun to travel it with, why stay stuck in the galdern ditch?”
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message 9: by Zoë

Zoë Sharp Hi Chris. Lovely to catch up with you here. Thanks so much for Friending me. How's the writing going with you?


message 7: by Terry

Terry Odell You've got quite the buzz at DorothyL - thanks for adding this new author to your list of friends.


message 6: by Chris

Chris Hi! Thank you so much for being a fantastic fan! The big news here is my YA book, THE CROSSROADS, was just nominated for an Agatha Award. Thanks again for reading and writing!


Jeannie Faulkner Barber Hi Chris! I'm feelig pretty honored to be added to your friend list! Just couldn't resist being a fan.
Smiles,
Jeannie


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Chris Andrea M. Kulman wrote: "Hi & thank you for being a friend. Have a very Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year! P.S. Trojan Man was the best advertisement ever!!! Even my kids know "Trojan Man", hehehe..."

Hi! How funny that you remember TM! Secretly, when we were recording, we named his horse Magnum...after a special brand of condom Trojan had just introduced!


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Chris Hi! How funny that you remember TM! Secretly, when we were recording, we named his horse Magnum...after a special brand of condom Trojan had just introduced!


Andrea Kulman Hi & thank you for being a friend. Have a very Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year! P.S. Trojan Man was the best advertisement ever!!! Even my kids know "Trojan Man", hehehe...


Dorlana Hi Chris,
Thanks for adding me to your friends. Have a great day,
Dorlana



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