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Kira Bigwood

Connection to Illinois: Bigwood lives in Chicago.

Biography: Kira Bigwood writes childrens books, TV commercials, andmuch to her ten-year-olds dismaynotes for her kids lunchboxes. She was once edited out of a My Little Pony ad because she was missing her two front teeth (not that shes still hanging on to that or anything). Luckily, she has all her teeth now, and a much more positive attitude toward the editing process. Kira is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (go Heels!). Secret, Secret Agent Guy is her debut picture book.

  • ''Secret, Secret Agent Guy''
  • -- Starred Reviews - Kirkus and School Library Journal
  • -- Illinois Reads Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2022

Primary Literary Genre(s): C:CHILDREN; Fiction


Selected Titles

Secret, Secret Agent Guy
ISBN: 1534469214 OCLC: 1142876969

Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2021

When a 007-year-old embarks on a bedtime mission called Operation Lollipop, he's prepared for every eventuality--except one--