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Doreen Cronin

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Doreen Cronin


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Queens, New York, The United States
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Doreen Cronin was a practicing attorney in Manhattan when her first book Click, Clack Moo: Cows That Type became a publishing success. But her book was not published overnight. In fact, she had written this barnyard tale even before attending law school but only received rejection letters from publishers. Five years after submitting the original manuscript she got a call from a publisher who wanted to turn her story into a book and the rest is history!

The busy life of a writer left no room for courtroom litigation and arbitration so Doreen made the leap to being a full-time children’s book author. She then teamed up once again with illustrator Betsy Lewin to write another hilarious barnyard tale, Giggle, Giggle, Quack, that continues the es
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More books by Doreen Cronin…
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Quotes by Doreen Cronin  (?)
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“Duck was a neutral party, so he brought the ultimatum to the cows.”
Doreen Cronin, Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type

“It is better to have bounced and bumped than never to have bounced at all. ”
Doreen Cronin, Bounce

“Flash Floods are about as predictable as a crazy dream after one too many fish tacos - one minutes you're fine, and the next minute a moose is floating past you wearing a fishing hat and ladies' pajamas.”
Doreen Cronin, The Legend of Diamond Lil

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