Alison McGhee is the New York Times bestselling author of Someday, Little Boy, So Many Days, Bye-Bye Crib, Always, A Very Brave Witch, and Bink and Gollie. Her other children’s books include All Rivers Flow to the Sea, Countdown to Kindergarten, and Snap. Alison is also an award-winning novelist of the adult novels Was It Beautiful, Rainlight; and Shadowbaby, which was a Today show book club selection. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and you can visit her at AlisonMcGhee.com.BECOME A FAN
A. Late one night I stood in the doorway of my daughter's room, watching her sleep. And then I went down to the kitchen and sat at the table and wrote Someday in the form of a poem. Five years later, that original poem had re-shaped itself (okay, it was me who did the re-shaping) into a picture book.