About Gene Twaronite, Author

illustration of author Gene Twaronite

First of all, you should know that Gene Twaronite’s beard is not always as long as in his picture, but it has been known at times to provide cover for a variety of wildlife. Gene is a Tucson poet, essayist, and children’s fiction writer. He is the author of ten books, including the essay collection The Absurd Naturalist. Irreverent Musings on Nature. He has also published the middle grade fantasy novel The Family That Wasn’t and a collection of his children’s stories Dragon Daily News: Stories of Imagination for Children of All Ages, some of which originally appeared in Highlights for Children and other magazines. How to Eat Breakfast is Gene’s first picture book. Follow more of Gene’s writing at his website: thetwaronitezone.com.

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