1. •Born on March 28th inBrooklyn, New York•Grew up on LongIsland, New York withher parents andsibling: 2 brothers and1 sister.
2. •Her Father was a PoliceOfficer•When she was youngershe wanted to be apolice Officer or workfor the FBI•Realized it was tooDaNgErOus!
3. • Her 1st grade teacher, Mrs.Cooper told her she was atrue writer! Her teacherencouraged her to write bygiving her extra writingassignments – Doreen lovedit!•She also loved the library &spent most of her free timethere reading books.
4. • She went to College at Penn State & St. John’s University of Law• After college shebegan practicing Law indowntown Manhattan.She also continued towrite…..
5. •Doreen Cronin’s firstpublished book•Named an honor winner forthe 2001 Caldecott Medal•Memorable Characters:Farmer Brown, Duck, Cows &Chickens.•Summary: The cows find anold type writer and ask FarmerBrown for electric blankets.When the Farmer Brown saysno, he quickly finds his animalson STRIKE!
6. A collection of books written like a Diary through the eyes of bugs!
7. • The following titles are books thatDoreen Cronin has receivedawards, honors and prizes!  Click Clack Moo, Cow that Type (received the most awards) Diary of a Worm Giggle Giggle Quack http://www.childrenslit.com/childrenslit/mai_cronin_doreen.html
8. • She is married and has 1 daughter• She still lives in New York, New York• She likes to travel.• Favorite color is blue.• Has a great sense of humor• Her favorite childrens books are:Herold and the Purple Crayon, HarryPotter, and Hunger games•Enjoys fan mail,http://www.doreencronin.com/www.doreencronin.com/Keep_in_Touch.html
9. • Have you ever read a DoreenCronin book?• Which Doreen Cronin is yourfavorite? why?• Do you think she will add on toany of her series book or start a newseries?• What do you think she will writeabout next?