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    Lerner Publishing Group > Author-Illustrator-Details
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    About our Author
    Jennifer Boothroyd
    A former elementary school teacher, Jennifer Boothroyd has written many nonfiction books for children.
    Awards
    Booklist Top 10 Series Nonfiction
    Booklist Top 10 Series Nonfiction
    Booklist Top 10 Series Nonfiction
    Booklist Top 10 Series Nonfiction
    Booklist Top 10 Series Nonfiction
    Booklist Top 10 Series Nonfiction
    Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year
    Science Books &
    Films Best Books
    Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year
    Science Books &
    Films Best Books
    Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year
    Science Books &
    Films Best Books
    5 questions for Jennifer Boothroyd
    1.
    What was your favorite book when you were a child?
    The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton and The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin.
    2.
    What’s your favorite line from a book?

    "The ships hung in the sky in much the same way that bricks don’t."  – Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

    3.
    Who are your top three favorite authors or illustrators?

    Mo Willems, Sandra Boynton, and Dr. Seuss

     
    4.
    Why did you want to become an author or illustrator?
    I like helping children get excited about history and science.
    5.
    Do you have any advice for future authors or illustrators?
    Always be open to learning new things and never be afraid to try something new.