Kathi Appelt

Kathi Appelt is the author of the Newbery Honoree, National Book Award finalist, PEN USA Literary Award–winning, and bestselling The Underneath as well as the National Book Award finalist The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp, Keeper, and many picture books including Counting Crows. She has two grown children and lives in Texas with her husband. Visit her at KathiAppelt.com.

Books by this Author

Maybe a Fox
Counting Crows
Mogie
The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Appearances

ANDERSON'S BOOKSHOP
123 W. Jefferson Ave.
Naperville, IL 60540
MAR 8
BLUE WILLOW BOOKSHOP
14532 Memorial Dr.
Houston, TX 77079
MAR 9
BookPeople
603 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78703
APR 24

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Write like your fingers are on fire.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. I've been told that I have a distinctive laugh.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Like I said, I hate to wait.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. Um, er, like, yep.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. My two smart and talented sons. Not sure I can really take credit for them, but I'm in awe of them.

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