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Author/Illustrator Interview: Grace Lin

I am absolutely THRILLED to be interviewing Grace Lin today! Grace Lin is a Taiwanese American children's book author and illustrator - and a really impressive one at that. Her work is always charming and endearing. And her work is always excellent storytelling. Grace's most recent book is the Newbery Honor-winning middle grade fantasy novel Where the Mountain Meets the Moon . Where the Mountain Meets the Moon is one of my favorite children's books (click here to read my review of it). Grace's next book is the easy reader Ling & Ting: Not Exactly the Same! , which is out in July. Hi, Grace! Welcome! What were you like as a young reader? Well, I have to admit my tastes have not changed a great deal since then. I love to read but if the book does not have a happy ending, I feel completely gypped (as a young reader, I threw away my copy of CS Lewis ' The Last Battle with a great deal of disgust). I tend to like "cozy" books--books t