Christine Heppermann is the author of Poisoned Apples: Poems for You, My Pretty and the Backyard Witch series, both forthcoming from HarperCollins/Greenwillow.

She has an MFA in writing for children and young adults from Hamline University and lives in New York's Hudson Valley with her husband and two daughters.
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Nearly impossible to forget.

Publishers Weekly (starred review) on Poisoned Apples

This is a delightful adventure with humorous characters that will keep the interest of young readers. Charming black-and-white illustrations add to the overall mood of the story.

School Library Journal
on Backyard Witch #1: Sadie's Story

Heppermann’s discerning and incisive verse elegantly conveys the heightened sensitivity and multilayered complexity of Addie’s emotions.

Publishers Weekly (starred)
on Ask Me How I Got Here

[A] standout of both craft and theme.

School Library Journal (starred review)
on Ask Me How I Got Here