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Jane Yolen


Jane Yolen (hailed as the “Aesop of the twentieth century”) has written more than 350 books, won numerous awards, and received six honorary doctorates in literature. She lives outside Springfield, Massachusetts, where a bear really did visit her porch.

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Sam Streed
Mark Teague
Rilla Alexander
Susan Guevara
John Schoenherr
Chris Sheban
Heidi E. Y. Stemple
Melissa Sweet
Jason Stemple
Kathleen Ragan
Anne-Sophie Lanquetin
J. Patrick Lewis
Sophie Blackall
Brooke Dyer
Elizabeth O. Dulemba
Christine Davenier
C. F. Payne
Matt Phelan
Diane Stanley
David L. Harrison
Anjan Sarkar
David Palladini

Book Dedications by Jane Yolen

  • To the three women who share my Emily passion: daughter Heidi, granddaughter Maddison, and editor Christy Ottaviano; and with thanks to Jane Wald of the Emily Dickinson Museum, who read my manuscript and gave me (as always) astute comments
    Emily Writes
  • To Yo, her book
    Plymouth Rocks!: The Stone-Cold Truth

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