1. Some of her inspiration for the character of Alvin Ho came from different boys she knew when they were Alvin’s age.
2. She’s been an author since she was the age of 6, but her first published book came out 31 years later.
3. Just like Flea, in the Alvin Ho series, she had to wear an eye patch for a while when she was a kid because she “caught a Frisbee with her eye and had to have surgery”.
4. One of her favorite books is Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White. She re-reads it almost every year.
5. She’s from Seattle, Washington.