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Miranda Paul

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Miranda Paul has worked as a teacher, volunteer zookeeper, and freelance writer--among other things. She is passionate about creating stories for young readers that inspire, entertain, and broaden horizons. Miranda is also a thrill-seeker, and one of her bravest moments involved reciting poetry from inside a crocodile pit. (Yikes!)

In addition to being a picture book author, Miranda is a team member of We Need Diverse Books™ and a volunteer for the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI). Learn more at www.mirandapaul.com.

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Miranda Paul I don't really get writer's block. I have the opposite problem—too many ideas and words. The trick is choosing which books to write and which…moreI don't really get writer's block. I have the opposite problem—too many ideas and words. The trick is choosing which books to write and which paragraphs to cut!(less)
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Spring I AM FARMER Tour begins soon; NINE MONTHS gets three stars

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If you haven’t yet, check out the Events Calendar, which lists the I Am Farmer tour events. Catch authors Miranda Paul and Baptiste Paul along with environmentalist Farmer Tantoh Nforba while he is in the United States this March, April, and May! I Am Farmer has received favorable reviews from The Horn Book, Kirkus, School...

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