Hershey, Mary

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Hershey, Mary


Personal


Born in CA; daughter of a high school teacher. Education: Earned M.A. (counseling and guidance).

Addresses


Home—Santa Barbara, CA. Agent—c/o Author Mail, Razorbill/Penguin Putnam, 375 Hudson St., New York, NY 10014. E-mail—[email protected]

Career


Writer and social worker. Department of Veteran Affairs, lead administrator for outpatient medical clinics. Has also worked as a teen model and a giant cartoon rat.

Writings


My Big Sister Is So Bossy: She Says You Can't Read This Book, Wendy Lamb Books (New York, NY), 2005.

The One Where the Kid Nearly Jumps to His Death and Lands in California, Razorbill/Penguin (New York, NY), 2007.

Biographical and Critical Sources


PERIODICALS


Kirkus Reviews, April 15, 2005, review of My Big Sister Is So Bossy: She Says You Can't Read This Book, p. 475.

School Library Journal, June, 2005, Amanda Rose Conover, review of My Big Sister Is So Bossy: She Says You Can't Read This Book, p. 160.

ONLINE


Mary Hershey Home Page,http://www.maryhershey.com (September 10, 2006).