Wendy McClure discusses "Don't Trade the Baby for a Horse"

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    Apr 06
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    Apr 09
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Don't Trade The Baby For A HorseWendy McClureCheryl Fusco Johnson hosts Writers' Voices this week with guest author, editor, blogger, and humorist, Wendy McClure.  She is the author of "The Wilder Life: My Adventures in the Lost World of Little House on the Prairie"; and a recently released e-book, "Don’t Trade the Baby for a Horse and Other Ways to Make Your Life a Little More Laura Ingalls Wilder", that explores her obsession with all things Laura Ingalls Wilder.

Her published works also include essays in The New York Times Magazine; columns for Bust magazine; and the weblog Poundy, which she launched in 2000 to explore body image issues and to make fun of aerobics instructors. She’s written children’s picture books, such as "The Princess and the Peanut Allergy"and a memoir, "I’m Not the New Me". Also as senior editor at Albert Whitman & Company, she’s edited over fifty novels and picture books for children. Wendy currently lives in Chicago with her husband, Chris.