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Amy MacDonald - Author

Amy MacDonald is the author of Little Beaver and the Echo and co-author of Animal Fun. She lives in America where she teaches writing.

Things you didn't know about Amy Macdonald

1. I will do almost anything for chocolate.

2. I love all animals. When I was little, I once saved a frog from being swallowed by a snake. I also raised a family of baby mice that had made a nest in my sleeping bag.

3. I can whistle through my fingers and wiggle just one ear.

4. Most people don’t know that my real name is Margaret. No one has ever, ever called me that.

5. As a little girl I refused to hold my mother’s hand when crossing the street. I always insisted on “holding my own hand”.

6. I played ice hockey on a women’s college team – even though I didn’t go to that college. I just showed up at practice one day. I wore figure skates because I didn’t own any hockey skates.

7. In one of my picture books most of the characters are named after my favourite children’s book editors.

8. My favourite sound is the noise rain makes on the roof when you are falling asleep.

9. I have a Border Collie who is smarter than most people I know.

10. The thing I miss most about not living in England is having milk delivered to my door.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Amy MacDonald

Little Beaver and the Big Front Tooth
Amy MacDonald - illustrated by Sarah Fox-Davies
A touching story which will entertain all those anxious about losing their front teeth! Little Beaver is very worried when his front tooth becomes wobbly. How will he be able to chew bark? And, if he can't chew bark, how...
Lovereading Price: £9.59 - Saving £2.40 (20%) Featured in: 5+ readers | 3+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 07/06/2012
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