Bookable Authors: Elementary Grades (Prek 2) Math

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Josée Bisaillon

Josee Bisaillon grew up in St. Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada. Her illustrations are a mixture of collage, drawings, and digital montage, taking us into a richly detailed and multidimensional world. View →

 

Jennifer Boothroyd

Jennifer Boothroyd taught elementary school for many years. She currently helps visitors explore the outdoors at a local nature center. Jennifer enjoys spending time with her family, taking pictures, and traveling. She is a huge Disney geek and loves planning trips to Walt Disney World… View →

 

Lisa Bullard

Lisa Bullard is the award-winning author of more than 60 books for children, including You Can Write a Story: A Story-Writing Recipe for Kids. She teaches writing classes at the Loft Literary Center and regularly visits schools to talk with students about story-writing. View →

 

Mike Byrne

Mike Byrne grew up near Liverpool, U.K., and then moved to London to work as an illustrator by day and a crayon wielding crime fighter by night. He now lives with his wife and two cats in the countryside. He spends his days doodling and creating children’s books fueled only by tea… View →

 
 
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Brian P. Cleary

Brian P. Cleary is the author of the Words Are CATegorical®, Math Is CATegorical®, Food Is CATegorical™, and Animal Groups Are CATegorical™ series, as well as several picture books. He lives in Cleveland, Ohio. View →

 
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Deborah Bodin Cohen

Deborah Bodin Cohen was ordained at Hebrew Union College – Jewish institute of Religion. She is the author of many children’s books including the Engineer Ari series, The Seventh Day, Papa Jethro, and Nachshon Who Was Afraid to Swim. Her books have received numerous honors,… View →

 

Barry Gott

Barry Gott lives in Ohio and has illustrated many children’s books, including all of the Dino-Sports and Dino-Holidays books and What DO Teachers Do (After YOU Leave School)? View →

 
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Kate Hosford

Kate Hosford is the author of several picture books, including Infinity and Me which won the New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book award and was named an ALA Notable Children’s Book. She lives in Brooklyn. View →

 

Karen Latchana Kenney

Karen Latchana Kenney was born near the rainforests of Guyana, but moved far north to Minnesota at a young age. She graduated from the University of Minnesota with a bachelor’s degree in English and has been writing and editing since. She has worked as an editor at an educational… View →

 

Allyssa Loya

Allyssa Loya is an elementary school librarian in North Texas. Her passion for bringing meaningful learning to students let her to cultivate a technology-forward library that includes a makerspace and coding club. She loves sharing her knowledge with her peers and presents on topics… View →

 

Christine M. Schneider

Christine M. Schneider owns Yellow Pencil Studio, Inc., an illustration and design studio, and has illustrated a number of picture books. She lives in Lawrence, Kansas, with her husband and daughter. View →

 

Mari Schuh

Mari Schuh’s love of reading began with cereal boxes at the kitchen table. Today Mari is the author of hundreds of nonfiction books for beginning readers, covering topics from tomatoes to tornadoes. She lives in the Midwest with her husband and still enjoys a big bowl of Honey Nut… View →