Andrea J. Buchanan
is a New York Times bestselling
author whose latest book is the multimedia young adult novel Gift. Her other work includes the
bestselling The Daring Book for Girls,
Mother Shock, and six other books.
Before becoming a writer, Andrea trained as a pianist, at the Boston
Conservatory of Music and received her master's from the San Francisco
Conservatory. Her last recital was at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall. She
lives with her family in Philadelphia.