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Jackson Jones and the Puddle of Thorns
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Jackson Jones and the Puddle of Thorns

Written by Mary QuattlebaumAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Mary Quattlebaum

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· Trade Paperback · April 1, 1995 · $5.99 · 978-0-440-41066-9 (0-440-41066-5)
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Born: May 2 in Bryan, Texas, and grew up in King George, Virginia

Education: King George High School; B.A. in Psychology from the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia; M.A. in English Literature from Georgetown University, Washington, DC

Current home: I live in Washington, DC with my husband Christopher David

Fun Jobs: Previous jobs include working in 18th century costume for Colonial Williamsburg and "slinging french fries" at King's Dominion, a theme park in Virginia.

Pets: 8 gerbils and 36 fish

Favorite hobbies: travel and reading

Favorite foods: peanut butter, peaches, and this hodge-podge vegetable soup I make that my family calls "hinky-dinky"

Favorite clothes to wear: baggy t-shirts and shorts and sneakers that are so old they feel as soft as slippers

Favorite colors: green, blue, red

Favorite books: As a child--The Dog on Barkham Street by Mary Stolz and Greengage Summer by Rumer Godden. As an adult, favorite authors are William Faulkner, Toni Morrison, Elizabeth, Carole Maso, Mark Richard