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Jonathan Auxier

Author of The Night Gardener

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2,7341398,265 (4.05)2
The Night Gardener 1,087 copies, 56 reviews
Willa the Whisp 82 copies, 11 reviews
Trouble with Tattle-Tails 40 copies, 9 reviews
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JONATHAN AUXIER is a NYT Bestselling author of strange stories for strange children. His first novel Peter Nimble and his Fantastic Eyes was an ABA New Voices pick and a BookPage Magazine "Best Book" of 2011. His bestselling Night Gardener is a Junior Library Guild selection, an ABA IndieNext pick, an Amazon Editor's Pick of the Month, and winner of the TD Book Prize and ILA Book Award. His latest novel, Sweep, received six starred reviews as well as the Governor General’s Award, Charlotte Huck Award, and Sydney Taylor Award. He lives in Pittsburgh with his family and their adorable pet umbrella.
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