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Meet the Author
Paula Fox was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Medal for her body of work. Two of her best-known books are The Slave Dancer (a Newbery Medal winner) and One-Eyed Cat (a Newbery Honor Book). She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Paula Fox is the author of one previous memoir, Borrowed Finery, and six novels, including Desperate Characters, The Widow's Children, and Poor George. She is also a Newbery Award–winning children's book author. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Author biography courtesy of Henry Holt and Company.
Good To Know
In our interview, Fox shared some fun facts about herself:
"My first job was working in a dress shop in Los Angeles in 1940, for $7 a week."
"I like to cook; it is, for me, a happy combination of mindlessness and purpose."