ABOUT KATRINA MOORE

  • Katrina Moore writes and teaches in New Jersey.  Earning her M.A. in elementary education, she’s been a teacher for almost a decade in Maryland, Massachusetts, and New York.  Her mission is to create books that children will hug for ages.  Her debut picture book, ONE HUG, illustrated by the talented Julia Woolf, is a lyrical celebration of the different ways that hugs bring people together, forthcoming from HarperCollins/Katherine Tegen Books in 2019.  Her second picture book,GRANDPA GRUMPS, illustrated by the amazing Xindi Yan, is a humorous and heartfelt story featuring a little girl, Daisy, and how she connects with her Chinese grandfather across cultures and generations, forthcoming from Little Bee Books in 2020.
      
    When she is not teaching elementary kids or writing, she is cooking without a recipe, painting outside the lines, or  snuggling up with her two kids, husband, pomapoo pup, and of course, a cozy book.  Connect with her on twitter @kmoorebooks or at www.katrinamoorebooks.com.

    Katrina is represented by Natascha Morris/BookEnds Literary Agency.

ARTIST STATEMENT

  • I love to read to my young children and students, and I love when they discover books that speak to them. My mission is to create books that children will hug for ages.