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Laura Numeroff

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by josieharbers
Last updated 1 year ago

Discipline:
Elementary School
Subject:
Children Books
Grade:
1,2,3

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Laura Numeroff

WebsitesLaura Numeroff BiographyPersonal website Publisher website

Did you know...?-She’s a self-proclaimed “film freak”-She loves driving through the country and looking at the cows-She once worked at a merry-go round -She would love to write screenplays and adult fiction one day-She wrote If You Give a Mouse a Cookie on a road trip

Biography-Laura Numeroff was born in Brooklyn. -She knew she wanted to be an author by age 9 but ended up attending Pratt Institute for fashion design. -After a year of coursework in fashion design she realized her true calling was to become a writer. She took classes on writing and illustration which is where she realized that writing for children was what she loved most. -Her book If You Give a Mouse a Cookie was rejected nine times before it was published, making Laura’s motto “never give up!” -Today, Laura visits classrooms across the country to share her books with children.

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Book List-If You Give a Mouse a Cookie-If You Give a Pig a Pancake-If You Give a Moose a Muffin-If You Give a Dog a Donut-If You Give a Cat a Cupcake-The Chicken Sisters

Write to Laura!Laura Numeroffc/o Scholastic555 BroadwayNew York, NY 10012-3999


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