Maureen McQuerry is the author of four novels, 2 board book series, and 2 nonfiction books, including: THE PECULIARS, BEYOND THE DOOR, THE TELLING STONE, BETWEEN,BEFORE AND AFTER, BIG IDEAS FOR LITTLE PHILOSOPHERS and the forthcoming BIG IDEAS FOR LITTLE ENVIRONMENTALISTS. Her poetry can be found in literary journals.
Her books have been selected for YALSA best fiction, ALA best book, Bank Street Best Books, and sold in 5 languages. Publisher’s Weekly calls her YA and MG work “evocative of The Dark is Rising and Neil Gaimen.” Most recently the Big Ideas series was published in 2020 and will be followed by BIG IDEAS FOR LITTLE ENVIRONMENTALISTS in 2022.
Maureen taught for 20 years, specializing in gifted education, and was the McAuliffe fellow for WA state in 2000.