Christy Peterson is a children’s science and technology writer based in Vancouver, Washington. She has written more than 30 books and articles for young readers.
What was your favorite book when you were a child?
I loved the Little House series by Laura Ingalls Wilder and reread them every year.
What’s your favorite line from a book?
“Some days are like that. Even in Australia.”—Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, by Judith Viorst
Who are your top three favorite authors or illustrators?
Author: Robin McKinley, Author: Ursula Vernon, Illustrator: Steve Jenkins
Why did you want to become an author or illustrator?
I like to write, and I want to learn about everything.
Do you have any advice for future authors or illustrators?
Read everything! Look for opportunities to write. Share your work.