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National Book Festival

Jennifer Holm is a New York Times best-selling children’s author and recipient of three Newbury Honors. She has written the award-winning novels “Turtle in Paradise” and “Penny from Heaven,” as well as the “May Amelia” and “Boston Jane” series. She is also well-known for the graphic novel series co-created with her brother Matthew Holm, called “Babymouse” and “Squish,” whose most recent volumes are “Extreme Babymouse” and “Squish: Game On!” (Random House). She says that “my childhood has always been my main source of inspiration for my writing.”

Previous National Book Festival Appearances

Jennifer L. Holm

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