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Doreen Cronin majored in journalism in college and after graduation spent years in publishing before deciding to go to law school. She practiced law in New York before turning to writing children's books full time. Her best-selling, award-winning books include "Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type" (a Caldecott Honor Book), "Duck for President," "Diary of a Worm" and the latest with illustrator Betsy Lewin, "Thump, Quack, Moo: A Wacky Adventure "(Simon & Schuster, September 2008). She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Previous National Book Festival Appearances

Doreen Cronin

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