Jean Reagan: 2015 National Book Festival

Jean Reagan discusses "How to Surprise a Dad" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

Speaker Biography: Children’s book author Jean Reagan spent most of her childhood in Japan and currently lives in Salt Lake City. Since 2000, she has served as a seasonal backcountry volunteer in Grand Teton National Park. Her first book, “Always My Brother,” was written after a family tragedy and deals with the struggle to cope with the loss of a sibling and cherish the sibling’s memory. Her other works include the best-selling “How to Babysit a Grandpa,” “How to Babysit a Grandma” and the newest in the series, “How to Surprise a Dad.” She has also written stories for Highlights and Boys' Quest magazines.


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