ann ingalls square Ann Ingalls

Ann Ingalls is from Cleveland and worked as a teacher, in factories manufacturing cars, selling shoes and greeting cards, and making doughnuts and ice cream before taking up writing. When she’s not writing, she likes to read, play cards, go for long walks, ride her bike and travel. She is the author of “Fairy Floss: The Sweet Story of Cotton Candy.” She now lives in Kansas City, and has three lovely children with her husband, Winston. You can find out more about Ann at

News and Reviews:

5 children’s books every Missouri kid should read (St. Louis Magazine)
Read a sweet tale about cotton candy’s debut at the St. Louis World’s Fair (St. Louis Magazine)
Q&A with Ann Ingalls (Book Q&As with Deborah Kalb)
15 great children’s books about African American musicians and dancers (WOSU Radio)

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