CHILDREN'S BOOK AUTHOR
Artwork © Christian Elden
ABCs about ME
A is for AUTHORS that Cathy admires.
There are so many but here are some of my favorites:
Mac Barnett, Christopher Paul Curtis, Kelly DiPucchio, Aaron Reynolds, Luke Flowers, Corey Rosen Schwartz, Jon Klassen,
Stuart Gibbs, Tom Angleberger, Jennifer Nielsen, Ame Dyckman, Ryan Higgins, Jacqueline Woodson, Ross Burach, Muon Thi Van, James Ponti, Kate DiCamillo, etc. etc.
B is for BOOKS that Cathy loves.
Any book written by the authors listed above. I love picture books that make me laugh and novels that make me laugh or cry. My list of favorite books is long and keeps growing.
C is for CHARACTERS that Cathy adores.
Pillsbury Doughboy & the Geico Gecko
D is for things Cathy DOES NOT LIKE in any way, shape, or form.
E is for EDUCATION.
I graduated from Penn State University and earned my Master’s Degree in Counselor Education. I then earned my Master of Library Science Degree from Kutztown University. I started as a high school guidance counselor and I am currently an elementary school librarian.
F is for Cathy’s FAVORITE FOODS.
Chocolate Chip Cookies – the gooier the better
G is for GOALS – things Cathy has never done but would like to do someday.
Learn to speak French
Ride in a hot air balloon
Learn to play the drums
Travel to Austria, Switzerland, England, Ireland, and New Zealand
H is for HOME.
I live in Central Pennsylvania with my husband. It is a gorgeous area of the country.
I is for INTERESTS that Cathy has.
Reading, taking walks in the woods, traveling, and spending time with family and friends. I have the best family in the world and I love spending time with them.
J is for JOB– I am an elementary school librarian and I love my job.
Being surrounded by books all day is awesome. Best. Job. Ever. My husband and I are also youth leaders at our church and we get to spend time with a great group of teenagers.