Robin Preiss Glasser

Robin Preiss Glasser is the #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator of the Fancy Nancy series, written by Jane O’Connor; America: A Patriotic Primer, A Is for Abigail, and Our Fifty States by Lynne Cheney; and Tea for Ruby by Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York. She lives in Southern California with her family.

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A is for Abigail
Our 50 States
America
Tea for Ruby
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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Focus on your goal, and just keep plodding towards it with blinders on.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. When I was a child, prima ballerina Margot Fonteyn was my dream and inspiration. Unfortunately, I was never that good a dancer.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. That I have been able to make a living in the arts my whole life, and combine it with raising children (Sasha, 17 and Ben, 14) who I not only love, but I really like.

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. My dog Boo, because she gets away with murder, and all she needs to do all day is eat and sleep.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. I don't have to fantasize, I live it every day! My studio is just steps off my bedroom, so I am fortunate to be living my fantasy.

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