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Terri Libenson

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Terri Libenson is the cartoonist of the internationally syndicated daily comic strip, The Pajama Diaries. She was also a humorous card writer for American Greetings for 22 years. She won numerous awards for her greeting cards and was the creator of a top-selling card line, “Skitch.” Terri has also written for,, and

Terri graduated from Washington University in St. Louis. She developed her first professional comic strip, Got a Life, in 2000, which was distributed by King Features Weekly Service. The Pajama Diaries launched with King in 2006 and currently runs in hundreds of newspapers throughout the country and abroad. Pajama Diaries has been nominated three times for the prestigious Reuben Award for “Best Newspaper Comic Strip” by the National Cartoonists Society and won in 2016.

Terri has three book collections: The Pajama Diaries: Deja To-Do, The Pajama Diaries: Having It All–And No Time To Do It, and The Pajama Diaries: Bat-Zilla. She is also the author of Invisible Emmie, a best-selling illustrated middle grade novel by HarperCollins.

Born and raised in Kingston, PA, Terri lives with her husband and two daughters in Cleveland, OH.

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