Judy Blume is the author of Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret; Blubber; Just as Long as We're Together; and the five book series about the irrepressible Fudge. She has also written three novels for adults, Summer Sisters; Smart Women; and Wifey, all of them New York Times bestsellers. More than 80 million copies of her books have been sold, and her work has been translated into thirty-one languages. Judy and her husband George Cooper live on islands up and down the east coast. They have three grown children and one grandchild. She is currently working on a new novel.
"It's not so much that I like him as a person God, but as a boy he's very handsome."
— Judy Blume, Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret