Jessica Day George

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Children's Author
Date of Birth October 11, 1976
Place of Birth Idaho
Age 44 years old
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Jessica Day George

Jessica Day George is an American author who currently lives in Utah. She is a New York Times bestselling author of Young Adult fantasy novels, and she received the 2007 Whitney Award for Best Book by a New Author for Dragon Slippers. Having attended Brigham Young University, George is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Born: October 11, 1976, Boise, Idaho, United States
Occupation: Writer
Period: 2007–present
Genre: Young adult, Fantasy, Fairy tale
Subject: Writing

About Jessica Day George

American children's author best known for her The Princesses of Westfalin series and her Dragon Slippers series.

Before Fame

She attended Brigham Young University and studied Old Norse.


She won the 2007 Whitney Award for her book Dragon Slippers and was also nominated for the 2008 and 2009 Whitney Awards.

Family Life

She has been a practicing member of the Church of Latter Day Saints.


Stephanie Meyer is another fantasy writer who attended Brigham Young University.

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  • East of the Sun and West of the Moon - "East of the Sun and West of the Moon" is a Norwegian fairy tale. "East of the Sun and West of the Moon" was collected by Peter Christen Asbjørnsen and Jørgen Moe.
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Latest information about Jessica Day George updated on January 27, 2021.

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