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Karen Katz

Karen Katz has written and illustrated more than fifty picture books and novelty books including the bestselling Where Is Baby’s Belly Button? After graduating from the Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia, she attended the Yale Graduate School of Art and Architecture where she became interested in folk art, Indian miniatures, Shaker art, and Mexican art. Her book, Counting Kisses, was named one of the 100 Greatest Books for Kids by Scholastic Parent & Child and was a Children’s Book-of-the-Month Club Main Selection. Karen, her husband Gary Richards, and their daughter Lena divide their time between New York City and Saugerties, New York. Learn more about Karen Katz at KarenKatz.com.
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. today could be a great day

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. my mother who fought cancer three times

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. running out of white paint when I have a deadline.only kidding..that question is too serious.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. I actually spend most of my time painting,but I guess the answer would have to be being a mom

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. to be a prima ballerina

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