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Jacob Sager Weinstein's work has appeared in The New Yorker and The Onion, and he has written for HBO and the BBC as well. He lives in London with his wife and children.

In 2005, during a walk along the Thames, he had the first stirrings of an idea that would eventually become Hyacinth & The Secrets Beneath. After more than a decade of writing and rewriting, the book was published by Random House in 2017, and will be followed by two sequels.

His first picture book is called "Lyric McKerrigan, Secret Librarian," and it will be published in 2018 by Clarion. It will be illustrated by Caldecott honoree Vera Brosgol.

Jacob has also spent time as stay-at-home dad, and he's proud to say that the one time he wasn't paying attention and the buggy
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Jacob Sager Weinstein Research! My current book is based on London history and legend, so I've accumulated a huge stack of books about the city, its history, and its lore.…moreResearch! My current book is based on London history and legend, so I've accumulated a huge stack of books about the city, its history, and its lore. If I can't find inspiration in one of them, I take a walk -- sometimes around the specific sites I'm writing about, and sometimes around random interesting places. I rarely stay blocked for long.(less)
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You might remember I went to Reddit and did an "AMA" -- "Ask Me Anything". It was a blast, but it wasn't exactly a hit. It got a total of 52 upvotes.

Recently, a Redditor spotted How Not To Kill Your Baby in the bookstore, took a photo of the cover, and posted it to Reddit. It got 7,735 upvotes.

That's right. The cover of my book is officially more charismatic than I am.

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