Wendy Mass

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Birthday
22, 1967
Birthplace
Livingston, NJ
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
22, 1967 (age 52)
Birthplace
Livingston, NJ

About

New York Times bestselling children's book writer who is best known for her award-winning books A Mango-Shaped Space, The Candymakers, and 11 Birthdays.

Before Fame

She graduated from Tufts University in Massachusetts, and worked in Los Angeles for a literary agent and as an editor in New York City before becoming a writer.

Trivia

Her novel, Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life, was adapted into a film directed by Tamar Halpern.

Family Life

She grew up in New Jersey and spent her teen years working at bookstores and libraries. She has twins named Griffin and Chloe with husband Mike Brawer.

Associated With

Her books, like those of Kissing Kate author, Lauren Myracle, have been honored by the American Library Association.