Happy Birthday Polly Horvath!

January 30, 2016

Guess who's birthday it is today?  Well, it might be someone you know, but it is also Polly Horvath's birthday!  So, we're sending her the happiest of birthday wishes. 

For those of you who don't know who Polly Horvath is, she is a children's book author who is probably best known for her Newberry honor book, Everything on a Waffle, The Canning Season, and The Trolls .  Here are some fun facts about the author on her birthday:

  • She was born in Michigan, but lives in Canada with her family.

  • She started writing in high school when her German teacher let her use an office to do all of her writing

  • She actually went to Toronto to the Canadian College of Dance to become a dancer, but became a writer instead

  • Here's some writing advice, "If you like to write, remember that there are no rules!"

To find her books in our library catalog, click here.

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