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13 Little Blue Envelopes

by Maureen Johnson

13 Little Blue Envelopes by Maureen Johnson
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    Sep 2005, 317 pages
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    Oct 2006, 318 pages

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Maureen Johnson is the author of four books to date, The Key to the Golden Firebird (2004), The Bermudez Triangle (2005), 13 Little Blue Envelopes (2005) and Devilish (Sept 2006) - all written with a female teenage audience firmly in mind. 

She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and studied writing and theatrical dramaturgy (the art of the theater and the writing of plays) at Columbia University.

During the years before she could write full time she served up hamburgers in the company of mad scientists and talking skeletons in New York, tended bar in Piccadilly Circus, nervously worked alongside live tigers in Las Vegas, and once got mixed up with the entire cast of a major West End musical.

She lives with her husband in New York City.

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