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National Book Festival

Megan McDonald is the author of the critically acclaimed Judy Moody series that has won numerous awards, including Publishers Weekly's Best Book of the Year and the International Reading Association Children's Choice Award. Pretending to be a pencil sharpener was her first experience as a writer, and she wrote the story for her school newspaper when she was 10. Her newest books are "The Rule of Three" (2009), which is a Sisters Club story about the Acton family's three sisters, and "Judy Moody & Stink: The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Treasure Hunt." McDonald lives in California.

Previous National Book Festival Appearances

Megan McDonald