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. She has two grown children and lives in Texas with her husband. Visit her at KathiAppelt.com.

Books by this Author

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

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Write like your fingers are on fire.

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. A thinner me.

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Macaroni and cheese

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Black Beauty.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Cruella deVille

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