Sometimes I feel that I find a story that’s waiting for me to pick it up, as if it’s been abandoned by the side of the road. Sometimes I feel that I create a story from scraps left around my house. Henry the Dog with No Tail is an example of something that I pulled together from the scraps of my life. I found My Mom Is Trying to Ruin My Life in the cafeteria at my daughter’s school.
Let me explain.
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Kate Feiffer is a writer, a filmmaker, and a mother. She is the author of the picture books No Go Sleep!; President Pennybaker; But I Wanted a Baby Brother!; The Wild, Wild Inside; Which Puppy?; My Mom Is Trying to Ruin My Life; and Double Pink; and of the middle-grade novels Signed by Zelda and The Problem with the Puddles. She lives with her family on Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. Visit her at KateFeiffer.com.BECOME A FAN