Jane Yolen

Jane Yolen, often called the “Hans Christian Andersen of America,” is the author of over 350 books, including the acclaimed Owl Moon, The Devil's Arithmetic, and How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night, as well as seven books of adult poetry. She was the first woman to give the St Andrews University’s Andrew Lang lecture since the series began in 1927. Six colleges and universities have given her honorary doctorates.


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