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Ann McGovern was born in New York City on May 25, 1930. She attended the University of New Mexico. At the age of 22, she worked at Little Golden Books, and wrote several books for the company, most of them based on popular children's cartoons and programs. After leaving Little Golden Books, she worked as a freelance writer before taking a position with Random House in the editorial department. During her time there, she wrote Why It's a Holiday in 1960. She then worked as an editor at Scholastic for 13 years before becoming a full time author. She wrote 55 books during her lifetime including the If You... series, Stone Soup, The Pilgrims' First Thanksgiving, Little Wolf, Shark Lady: True Adventures of Eugenie Clark, The Secret Soldier: The Story of Deborah Sampson, Runaway Slave: The Story of Harriet Tubman, and Zoo, Where Are You?. She died on August 8, 2015 at the age of 85. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Stone Soup… (more)
Stone Soup 2,571 copies, 46 reviews
If You Lived in Colonial Times 2,481 copies, 8 reviews
If You Grew Up with Abraham Lincoln 1,551 copies, 10 reviews
The Pilgrims' First Thanksgiving 1,540 copies, 11 reviews
If You Lived with the Sioux Indians 1,430 copies, 2 reviews
Aesop's Fables (Apple Classics) 1,016 copies, 5 reviews
If You Lived 100 Years Ago 861 copies, 3 reviews
Too Much Noise 736 copies, 22 reviews
Christopher Columbus 478 copies, 4 reviews
Treasury of Christmas Stories (Editor) 308 copies, 2 reviews
The Lady in the Box 166 copies, 20 reviews
Sharks 149 copies, 1 review
Little Whale 137 copies
Little Wolf 40 copies, 1 review
Happy Silly Birthday to Me 31 copies, 1 review
Ghostly Fun 29 copies
Summer Daze 23 copies, 1 review
Great Gorillas 21 copies
Night Dive 18 copies
Ghostly Giggles 14 copies, 1 review
Ruff and Reddy 13 copies
Scram, Kid! 9 copies
Eggs on Your Nose 9 copies, 3 reviews
Hee Haw 7 copies
Greg's mask 4 copies
I See the Sea 2 copies
Hee Haws 1 copy
Submarines 1 copy
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