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Pete Hautman


Born
in Berkeley, CA, The United States
January 01, 1952

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Pete Hautman is the author of Godless, which won the National Book Award, and many other critically acclaimed books for teens and adults, including Blank Confession, All-In, Rash, No Limit, and Invisible. Mr. Was was nominated for an Edgar Award by the Mystery Writers of America. Pete lives in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Visit him at petehautman.com.

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The Princess and the Mirror

Here’s one of the fairy tales from The Rat Queen. This was one of the first things I wrote, even before I knew what the book was about. It’s a story told to Annike by her Aunt Ozols, a cautionary tale about accepting gifts from strange rats.

 

Once upon a time, a princess was born into the world with a full head of bouncing golden curls, rosy pink lips, and bright blue sparkling eyes. Her name was P

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Average rating: 3.66 · 28,873 ratings · 4,801 reviews · 46 distinct worksSimilar authors
Godless

3.60 avg rating — 4,566 ratings — published 2004 — 9 editions
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Rash

3.75 avg rating — 3,449 ratings — published 2006 — 11 editions
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Slider

4.01 avg rating — 2,636 ratings — published 2017 — 9 editions
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Invisible

3.84 avg rating — 2,535 ratings — published 2005 — 10 editions
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3.48 avg rating — 2,410 ratings — published 2003 — 9 editions
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The Obsidian Blade (The Kla...

3.38 avg rating — 2,375 ratings — published 2012 — 15 editions
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Blank Confession

3.75 avg rating — 1,834 ratings — published 2010 — 4 editions
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The Big Crunch

3.55 avg rating — 1,938 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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Mr. Was

4.11 avg rating — 787 ratings — published 1996 — 10 editions
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How to Steal a Car

3.35 avg rating — 779 ratings — published 2009 — 4 editions
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“Yes, books are dangerous. They should be dangerous - they contain ideas.”
Pete Hautman

“We connect through our dreams. Like we could be a thousand miles apart and I'd still know you were there.”
Pete Hautman, The Big Crunch

“You ever watch a football game and get totally into it? Why? It's not a real battle. It's just a game somebody made up. So how can you take it seriously? Or, you ever see a movie that made your heart about jump out of your chest? Or one that made you cry? Why? It wasn't real. You ever look at a photo of food that made your mouth water? Why? You can't eat the picture.

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Same thing with water towers and God. I don't have to be a believer to be serious about my religion.”
Pete Hautman, Godless

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