Amy Ephron is the author of the award-winning and bestselling A Cup of Tea. She is also a contributor and contributing editor at Vogue and Vogue.com. “The Castle in the Mist” is her first novel for middle-graders. “Carnival Magic”, Book 2 in the series, has just been published by Philomel/PenguinKids. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and any of their children who stop by.
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- MARCUS AURELIUS