Mary Ann Shaffer, who passed away in February 2008, worked as an editor, librarian, and in bookshops. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society was her first novel.
Her niece, Annie Barrows, is the author of the childrenâ€™s series Ivy and Bean, as well as The Magic Half. She lives in northern California.
Watch Anne Barrows discuss this wonderful novel!