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R. J. Palacio

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About the Author

R. J. PALACIO lives in NYC with her husband, two sons, and two dogs. For more than twenty years, she was an art director and graphic designer, designing book jackets for other people while waiting for the perfect time in her life to start writing her own novel. But one day several years ago, a chance encounter with an extraordinary child in front of an ice cream store made R. J. realize that the perfect time to write that novel had finally come. Wonder is her first novel. She did not design the cover, but she sure does love it.

Mientras R.J. Palacio se dedicaba a diseñar preciosas cubiertas para cientos de autores, soñaba con escribir algún día una novela. Sin embargo, le parecía que nunca llegaba el momento hasta que se dio cuenta de que lo único que tenía que hacer era empezar a escribir. La lección de August es su primera novela y, después de los elogios unánimes que ha despertado en todo el mundo, seguro que no será la última.

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