Molly B. Burnham has been a dog walker, ice-cream scooper, and elementary school teacher. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband, two daughters, and a dog named Pepito. Molly earned an MFA in children’s writing from Hamline University. She won the Sid Fleischman Humor Award for her debut book Teddy Mars: Almost a World Record Breaker; she followed with two sequels in the series, Teddy Mars: Almost a Winner and Teddy Mars: Almost an Outlaw.
The Infinite Questions of Dottie Bing, her next book, is an enchanting middle grade novel about navigating the odd spaces between grieving and everyday living, and learning to carry sadness in one hand, and joy in the other. It will be published in January 2023.