Susan B. Katz is an award-winning author, National Board Certified Teacher, educational consultant and social media advisor to authors. As a former bilingual educator for more than 20 years, Susan incorporates props, puppets and multimedia into her presentations making them interactive and engaging. She knows how to manage large groups of students and inspire them to become lifelong readers and writers.
Ms. Katz’s second book, My Mama Earth (Barefoot Books), won the Moonbeam Gold Award for Best Picture Book of 2012 and it was named “Top Green Toy” by Education.com. Her first book, ABC, Baby Me! (Random House) debuted to rave reviews. ABC School's For Me is her third book and is illustrated by Lynn Munsinger.
Susan is also the Founder and Executive Director of ConnectingAuthors, a national non-profit bringing children's book authors and illustrators into schools and libraries as role models of literacy and the arts. Ms. Katz served as the Strategic Partner Manager for Authors at Facebook. When she’s not writing or traveling, Susan enjoys salsa dancing and spending time at the beach near her home in Northern California. You can read all about her at www.susankatzbooks.com.