Alan Katz

Alan Katz is the author of many seriously silly books for children, including the bestselling Take Me Out of the Bathtub and Other Silly Dilly Songs, illustrated by David Catrow. Alan lives in Fairfield County, Connecticut, with his journalist wife, Rose, and their four children. He can also be found at alankatzbooks.com.

Books by this Author

Poems I Wrote When No One Was Looking
Me! Me! Mine!
Mosquitoes Are Ruining My Summer!
Stalling
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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Keep reading, keep laughing.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. I have great affection for many humorists who are no longer with us; notably Jack Benny and Steve Allen

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Not one living person; five. My wife Rose and our four kids.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Perfect happiness is the moment when all my kids have done their homework and are busy with pre-bedtime activities that are personally satisfying and enriching for them, yet not overly noisy. I've never actually experienced that moment, but I hear it's wonderful.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. My favorite song is "American Pie." I have 4,235 choices for spots 2 through 5.

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