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Annie Barrows is an American editor and author. She is best known for the Ivy and Bean series of children's books, but she has written several other books for adult readers as well.
Barrows was the second of two girls. She was born in San Diego, near the southern border of the state of California. However, when she was three weeks old the family moved to a small town, San Anselmo, in Northern California. She spent considerable time during her childhood in the town's children's library, where she eventually got a part-time job maintaining the books and reshelving them.
Barrows attended UC Berkeley, originally majoring in English Literature, but graduating in Medieval History. She worked as an editor, then decided to turn to writing. She enrolled in a writing school, then began writing books for adults.
Barrows is married. She has two daughters.