Cynthia Kern OBrien
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Cynthia Kern OBrien is the author of the A True Story by Granny debut picture book series: I Used to be a Fairy; The Tooth Fairy and the Baby Elf; and I Don't Want to Go to Preschool. A grandmother of three, she resides in California with her husband and Yorkshire mix, Pickles. OBrien finds inspiration for her writing in her grandchildren and their worldview, aspiring to teach young readers caring and kindness for people and animals of all stripes. Early on, her book series became a Readers Favorite and multi-award-winning recipient.
Mom's Choice Award, New York Big Book Award Distinguished Favorite; Independent Press Award; American Book Fest Parenting and Family Recommended; 2020 American Fiction Award Children's Picture Book; Readers' Favorite International Book Award; Story Monsters Approved, School Life Category; First Place, Royal Dragonfly Book Awards, Parenting Award; First Place, Purple Dragonfly Book Awards, Picture Books 6 & Older.