Stacy McAnulty

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Stacy McAnulty is a children’s book author who used to be a mechanical engineer and dreams of someday being a dog therapist, a correspondent for The Daily Show, an astronaut, and a Green Bay Packer coach. She has written dozens of books including her debut middle-grade novel, The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl , an Indie Bestseller, and the 2017 Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Honor book Excellent Ed. Her other picture books include Earth! My First 4.54 Billion YearsMoon! Earth’s Best FriendSun! One in a Billion, Max Explains Everything: Grocery Store Expert and Soccer Expert, Love, Brave, Mr. Fuzzbuster Knows He’s the Favorite, and 101 Reasons Why I’m Not Taking a Bath.

She’s also authored the chapter book series The Dino Files and Goldie Blox. When not writing, Stacy likes to listen to NPR, bake triple-chocolate cupcakes, and eat triple-chocolate cupcakes. Originally from upstate NY, she now lives in Kernersville, NC with her 3 kids, 3 dogs, and 1 husband.

We are thrilled to host Stacy at the 2023 Children's Festival of Reading.

Children's Festival 2023