ABOUT CAROL A.P. SAUCIER
am the author of Explore the Cosmos Like
Neil deGrasse Tyson: A Space Science Journey, just released by Prometheus
Books in March. This is the story
of astronomy told through the authorized biography of a noted
astrophysicist. I wrote this book
for middle school-age students and up.
With its beautiful illustrations of Neil as a youngster and images from
the Hubble Space Telescope, the book will appeal to science fans of all ages.
am a pediatric nurse who also dabbles in art. I combined my skills with children with my artistic talents
to write and illustrate children’s books and articles in children’s magazines. My other book also is a science
biography. The Lucy Man: The Scientist Who Found the Most Famous Fossil Ever!
is the story of human evolution told through the life of noted
paleoanthropologist Dr. Donald Johanson.
have a Bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of New Hampshire. My Master’s degree in Pediatric Nursing
is from the University of Maryland.
For most of my career as a nurse, I worked at the Johns Hopkins Hospital
in Baltimore, primarily in Pediatric Endocrinology. I obtained a second Bachelor’s degree in art from Towson
have the privilege to serve on the board of the Institute of Human Origins
(IHO) at Arizona State University, a foundation for scientific research
established by Dr. Johanson. I
have traveled to Europe, several locations in Africa, and Asia in May with IHO
and Dr. Johanson. It is through my
association with Dr. Johanson that I had the opportunity to meet Dr.
addition to writing and art, I enjoy volunteering in my community. I have served on boards for chamber
orchestras and advocates for the homeless, as well as, for nursing and
political interests. I am a member
of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators.
husband, Pete, is an attorney, who also serves on the IHO board. I have three beautiful daughters, a
precocious granddaughter and another grandchild on the way. I enjoy traveling and learning about new
things, especially science.
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Human Evolution is in our DNA