Christine Heppermann is the author of Poisoned Apples: Poems for You, My Pretty and the Backyard Witch series, both forthcoming from HarperCollins/Greenwillow.

She has an MFA in writing for children and young adults from Hamline University and lives in New York's Hudson Valley with her husband and two daughters.

Nearly impossible to forget.

Publishers Weekly (starred review) on Poisoned Apples

This is a delightful adventure with humorous characters that will keep the interest of young readers. Charming black-and-white illustrations add to the overall mood of the story.

School Library Journal
on Backyard Witch #1: Sadie's Story

Heppermann’s discerning and incisive verse elegantly conveys the heightened sensitivity and multilayered complexity of Addie’s emotions.

Publishers Weekly (starred)
on Ask Me How I Got Here

[A] standout of both craft and theme.

School Library Journal (starred review)
on Ask Me How I Got Here

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