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K.L. Going

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About The Author

K.L. Going is the author of many critically acclaimed novels, including The Liberation of Gabriel King and the Printz Honor–winning Fat Kid Rules the World, as well as the picture books Bumpety, Dunkety, Thumpety-Thump!, illustrated by Simone Shin; Can’t Stop Kissing That Baby, illustrated by Fiona Lee; and The Shape of the World, illustrated by Lauren Stringer. She lives with her family in Glen Spey, New York. Visit her at

Books by K.L. Going