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Margaret Mincks


Margaret Mincks grew up the second oldest of eight kids. When she wasn't swimming, acting, making up slightly disturbing songs or filming B-movie parodies with siblings and friends, she was writing stories. After graduating from the University of Virginia, she moved to Chicago to perform improv comedy with the iO Theater. She later worked at Spider, a literary magazine for six- to nine-year-olds, as an editor. She now lives in Florida with her family.

Her book is "President of Poplar Lane."

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Books:
President of Poplar Lane
Children / Teens
Viking Books for Young Readers
February 2019
ISBN 9780425290934
288 pages
$16.99, NYP
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The Poplar Kids are taking over their middle school in this uproariously funny sequel to Payback on Poplar Lane, which NYT bestselling author Chris Grabenstein called "the funniest book I've read in years. More/less

Payback on Poplar Lane
Children / Teens
Puffin Books
January 2019
ISBN 9780425290910
320 pages
$8.99, NYP
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"This is the funniest book I've read in years." --Chris Grabenstein, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Mr. More/less

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