About Katey

Katey Howes is a children’s author writing picture books, chapter books, and middle grade novels. She is represented by Essie White of Storm Literary Agency.  You are invited to check out her client bio on the Storm site.

Katey’s debut picture book, GRANDMOTHER THORN will be released by Ripple Grove Press August 29, 2017. Grandmother Thorn is being beautifully illustrated by artist Rebecca Hahn. Details on pre-orders can be found on the Katey’s Books page.

Katey’s next picture book, MAGNOLIA MUDD AND THE SUPER JUMPTASTIC LAUNCHER DELUXE, illustrated by Valerio Fabbretti, releases January 2, 2018, with Sterling Children’s Books. Find out more on the Katey’s Books page.

Katey also writes a popular blog for parents, caregivers, teachers and book-lovers. In it, she discusses the day-to-day life of a book-loving family. Her highly topical #RaisingReaders posts give plenty of tips and advice on ways to engender a love of reading in children. She encourages families and communities to build a culture of reading in big ways and small. You can visit the kateywrites blog and get started raising readers using the tab at the top of the page, or by clicking here.

Katey is a team member at All The Wonders,  a home for readers to discover new books and to experience the stories they love in wondrous ways.

You’ll also find Katey at Picture the Books, a gallery of new picture book talent, where you can discover and connect with authors and illustrators whose debut picture books release in 2017.

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