Quotes by: Daniel Pinkwater

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Daniel Pinkwater
Pinkwater in 2011
Born (1941-11-15) November 15, 1941 (age 75)
Memphis, Tennessee
Occupation Author, illustrator
Alma mater Bard College
Genre Children's literature, young adult fiction
Notable works The Snarkout Boys and the Avocado of Death, The Big Orange Splot, Borgel
Spouse Jill Pinkwater
Website
pinkwater.com

I'd always liked to write, but I never wanted to be a writer, because it seemed a sissy occupation. It is. To this day, I find it terribly easy. And so, rather than trying to hunt up a text, I just wrote one.
Daniel Pinkwater
Well you know, it's true that as a fat person I run a greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, and a number of other things. But guess what? The amount of that risk is almost infinitessimal!
Daniel Pinkwater
Some women have said, 'Gee, here I am getting involved with this fat guy, what will people think of me?' But they were converted and sometimes surprised.
Daniel Pinkwater
I imagine a child. That child is me. I can reconstruct and vividly remember portions of my own childhood. I can see, taste, smell, feel, and hear them. Then what I do is, not write about that kid or about his world, but start to think of a book that would have pleased him.
Daniel Pinkwater
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