She walked up to the TED Bookstore with a trail of children dressed in rainbow colors frolicking behind her.
No, not actually, but that’s what it felt like.
Amy Krouse Rosenthal is an award-winning author of both children and adult fiction and non-fiction. She is also a contributor to TED and NPR. The New York Times says Amy’s children’s books: “Radiate fun the way tulips radiate spring: they are elegant and spirit-lifting.”
Occupation: Maker of things (books, videos, speeches, wishes)
Home town: Chicago
Life-changing moment: Being asked to do this interview.
Mission: To keep doing things that I love to the best of my ability for as long as I can.
Hidden talent: I can say the 50 states in alphabetical order in 17 seconds.
Shocking moment: Winning the Oscar. Seriously surreal. Oh, wait, sorry, that wasn’t me.
Gets you excited to get out of bed in the mornings: Coffee.
Wishes could be: Immortal with my family by my side
Greatest challenge: At 5’1″ I’d have to say reaching the top shelf.