Michelle Knudsen

Michelle Knudsen is the New York Times–bestselling author of fifty books for young readers of all ages, including the award-winning picture book Library Lion, which was selected by TIME Magazine as one of the 100 Best Children's Books of All Time. Her other books include the picture book Marilyn’s Monster (one of NPR’s Best Books of 2015) and the novels The Dragon of Trelian (VOYA Top Shelf Fiction for Middle School Readers) and Evil Librarian (YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults and winner of the Sid Fleischman Award for Humor). Michelle also works as a freelance editor and writing teacher and serves on the writing for young people MFA faculty at Lesley University. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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