AboutShari Becker was born in Montreal, Quebec, and grew up speaking both English and French. As a child, she spent her summers in the Adirondack Mountains catching fireflies, minnows, and toads. After completing a master's degree at New York University, Becker worked for Nickelodeon, Disney-owned companies, and an Emmy Award-winning puppeteer. She is the author of two picture books, including the Charlotte Zolotow Award-honored and Junior Library Guild-selected Maxwell's Mountain. She now lives in Brookline, Massachusetts, with her husband, two daughters, and their dog.
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