Tamar Fox

Tamar Fox has an M.F.A. from Vanderbilt University and a B.A. from the University of Iowa. Her writing has appeared in The Washington Post and The Jerusalem Post. She lives in New York. This is her first children’s book.


What was your favorite book when you were a child?

The Bungling Ballerinas by Ellen Shire

What’s your favorite line from a book?

Yes I said yes I will yes.

Who are your top three favorite authors or illustrators?

Marjorie Priceman, MM Kaye, Marc Simont

Why did you want to become an author or illustrator?

I love to tell stories, and to find out what stories live in other people’s brains!