Five Fun Facts
Best known for the book Wicked, which the musical by same name is based on.
(photo borrowed from gregorymaguire.com)
- Fellow author Alice Hoffman gave him a Wicked Witch of the West puppet.
- His father and 3 brothers are also writers. His mother a poet.
- As a child and teen he was not allowed to listen to pop music or watch much tv.
- When he first wrote Wicked he thought it would be a stand alone book.
- He is the middle child of seven siblings.