Kate Messner is an award-winning author whose books for kids have been New York Times Notable, Junior Library Guild, IndieBound and Bank Street College of Education Best Books selections. Her forthcoming picture book, “Over and Under the Pond,” will be published in March 2017 and is illustrated by Christopher Silas Neal. Her January 2015 release, “All the Answers,” will target kids ages 8-12. Her book “Over and Under the Snow” was an ABA Kids Indie Next Pick and NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book for Students.
Kate spent 15 years teaching middle school and earned National Board Certification in 2006.
She lives on Lake Champlain with her family and loves spending time outside, whether it’s kayaking in the summer or skating on the frozen lake when the temperatures drop.
Author Website: http://www.katemessner.com/
In this exuberant and lyrical follow-up to the award-winning Over and Under the Snow, discover the wonders that lie hidden between stalks, under the shade of leaves . . . and down in the dirt. Explore the hidden world and many lives of a garden through the course of a year! Up in the garden, the world is full of green—leaves and sprouts, growing vegetables, ripening fruit. But down in the dirt exists a busy world—earthworms dig, snakes hunt, skunks burrow—populated by all the animals that make a garden their home.