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 College Station, 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 Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Write like your fingers are on fire.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. I love being in my own studio and home. No other place is quite so sweet.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

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

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

A. Macaroni and cheese

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. I'm not too good at waiting. So, impatience would definitely be my Achilles heel.

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