Dashka Slater is the recipient of a 2004 Creative Writing Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. Her novel, The Wishing Box (Chronicle, 2000), was named one of the best books of the year by the Los Angeles Times, which called it “an impish novel, hopeful and full of humor.” She is the author of four children's picture books, Dangerously Ever After, Baby Shoes, Firefighters in the Dark, and The Sea Serpent and Me.
Slater is also an award-winning journalist who has written for such publications as More, Salon, Mother Jones, Newsweek, The New York Times Magazine and The San Francisco Chronicle Magazine. She is currently working on new books for both children and adults. She lives in Oakland, California, with her husband and son.
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