Wendelin Van Draanen factsWendelin Van Draanen (Children’s Author) was born on the 6th of January, 1965. She was born in 1960s, in Generation X. Her birth sign is Capricorn and her life path number is 1. Wendelin’s birth flower is Carnation and birthstone is Garnet. What does this all mean? Let’s find out!

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NAME: Wendelin Van Draanen
REAL NAME: Wendelin Van Draanen
NICKNAME: Wendelin
PROFESSION: Children’s Author
GENDER: Female
BIRTHPLACE: Chicago, Illinois, USA

1. Bio

Wendelin Van Draanen, best known for being a Children’s Author, was born in Chicago, Illinois, USA on Wednesday, January 6, 1965. Known for her Sammy Keyes, Shredderman, and Gecko & Sticky series of children’s books, she was the 1999 recipient of the Mystery Writers of America’s prestigious Edgar Allan Poe Award.

Family: The daughter of Dutch-born scientists, she grew up in Chicago, Illinois. She later settled in California with her husband Mark Parsons and her two children. Wendelin Van Draanen father’s name is under review and mother unknown at this time. We will continue to update details on Wendelin Van Draanen’s family.

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BROTHER(S): Not available
SISTER(S): Not available

Education: The education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.

Dating: According to CelebsCouples, Wendelin Van Draanen is single .

Net Worth: Online estimates of Wendelin Van Draanen’s net worth vary. It’s easy to predict her income, but it’s much harder to know how much she has spent over the years. CelebsMoney and NetWorthStatus does a good job of breaking most of it down.

2. Wendelin Van Draanen’s zodiac sign is Capricorn

Wendelin Van Draanen zodiac sign is a Capricorn. Dates of Capricorn are December 22 - January 19. Those born under the Capricorn zodiac sign are talented at applying their intelligence and ambition to practical matters. Stability and order are important to them - and this makes them good organizers. They are driven, patient, strategic, determined, disciplined, responsible, and persistent. On the other hand, they can also be pessimistic, greedy, cynical, fearful, ruthless and rigid.


3. She is currently 58 years old

The American children's author has been alive for 21,207 days or 508,976 hours. There were precisely 719 full moons after her birth to this day.

BORN: January 6, 1965
AGE: 58 years old
BORN ON: Wednesday
GENERATION: Generation X
DECADE: 1960s

Wendelin Van Draanen was born on a Wednesday. Wednesday's children are very communicative. They're also versatile, and a bit careless.

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4. On Wendelin Van Draanen’s birthday

The world’s population was 3,339,592,688 and there were an estimated year babies born throughout the world in 1965, Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic) was the president of the United States, and the number one song on Billboard 100 was "I Feel Fine" by The Beatles.

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5. Wendelin Van Draanen’s height and weight

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6. The Year of the Serpent

Wendelin Van Draanen was born in the Year of the Serpent. Usually, people regard Snake as a cunning and sly animal, which likes hanging out in darkness. In fact, this animal is also a symbol of wisdom and wit. Their strengths are soft-spoken, humorous, sympathetic, determined, passionate, and smart. But they can also be jealous, suspicious, sly, fickle, and nonchalant. Their lucky numbers are 2, 8, 9, and lucky colors are red, light yellow, black.

7. Wendelin Van Draanen’s life path number is 1

Life Path number 1 represents 'The Leader'. Those who walk a Life Path with Number 1 have an inner zeal that pushes them to constantly climb towards goals others think unreachable. Number 1 gives birth to all other numbers. Its energy is that of the Master Creator. The values are individuality, independence, and autonomy. The challenges are to develop a voice of your own and a greater sense of self-confidence.

8. Generation X

Wendelin Van Draanen was born in the middle of Generation X.

9. Wendelin Van Draanen’s birthstone is Garnet

Garnet traditionally is a symbol of faith, love and constancy are its attributes. Because of this, it’s held that it might prevent nightmares and can provide directional guidance in darkness.

10. Wendelin Van Draanen’s birth flower is Carnation

Carnation symbolizes pride, beauty, admiration and gratitude, fascination, distinction, and divine love.

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