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Vivian French
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Vivian French was best known in school for being extremely skinny and for talking a lot. At school she developed an attachment to words and later became an actor, then a storyteller, and finally a wr…
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Jonathan Emmett was born in Leicestershire in 1965, the son of a factory fitter and a primary school teacher.

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Jerry Pinkney
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Emily Gravett
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Kate Coombs
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Mal Peet
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Mal Peet grew up in North Norfolk, and studied English and American Studies at the University of Warwick. Later he moved to southwest England and worked at a variety of jobs before turning full-time…
Peter McCarty
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I was born in 1966 in Westport, Connecticut right in the middle of two older brothers and two younger sisters. We kept our mother busy while my father worked long hours at IBM. Most of my childhood w…
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When I was little, I wanted to be an actress. I still wanted to be one when I grew up, so I became one!

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Marsha Diane Arnold
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Paul Smith
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Aidan Cassie
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Aidan Cassie studied animation and earned a media arts degree at the Emily Carr University of Art and Design as well as Edinburgh College of Art. Sterling, Best Dog Ever is her first picture book. He…