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Award winning author Annie Barrows was born in San Diego, California. She graduated from UC Berkeley. After graduation Annie became an editor editing books on a wide-range of topics. After she had edited a couple hundred books, she decided that that she could probably write one herself so she went to writing school. After writing several books for adults she decided she'd like to write for children. Annie is the author of the Ivy and Bean Series which have won numerous awards including: 2007 ALA Notable Children's Book, Booklist, Editor's Choice, Best Books of 2007 Kirkus Reviews, The Best Children's Book of 2006, Best Early Chapter Books, Book Links, Best New Books for the Classroom, 2006, New York Public Library's 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing 2006. she is also the co-author of the New York Times bestselling novel, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. Her title The Truth According to Us, also made The New York Times Best Seller List. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Ivy + Bean 2,263 copies, 76 reviews
Ivy + Bean Break the Fossil Record 1,193 copies, 18 reviews
The Truth According to Us 836 copies, 86 reviews
Ivy + Bean: Bound to Be Bad 710 copies, 11 reviews
Ivy + Bean: Doomed to Dance 666 copies, 13 reviews
Ivy + Bean: What's the Big Idea? 614 copies, 7 reviews
The Magic Half 483 copies, 23 reviews
Ivy + Bean Take the Case 477 copies, 5 reviews
Ivy + Bean Make the Rules 437 copies, 3 reviews
Ivy + Bean: No News Is Good News 386 copies, 7 reviews
Ivy & Bean Box Set 1 114 copies, 2 reviews
The Meaning of Herbs: Myth, Language & Lore (Contributor) 52 copies, 1 review
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Annie Barrows grew up in San Anselmo, in Northern California. She is married and has two daughters.
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