Katharine Kenah was an oceanographer, working on the ship that found the Titanic, before starting to write for children. She has written 33 books, about fictional characters and the wonders of the natural world. She lives in Granville.

Katharine Kenah

Katharine Kenah

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book cover The Best Seat in Kindergarten

THE BEST SEAT IN KINDERGARTEN (2019)

Beginning readers will love this warm introduction to all the excitement and uncertainty of starting kindergarten. From the team who wrote and illustrated The Best Seat in Second Grade, this prequel is a heartfelt story that’s perfect for all children getting ready for kindergarten and other big early steps.

It’s Sam’s first day of kindergarten, and he’s not so sure what to expect. Sam’s teacher, Ms. Tate, takes the class on a nature walk, and at the very end, everyone gets to show off what they found! Sam makes new friends when he helps everyone find interesting things for show-and-tell. (Ages 4-8)

book cover Super Marsupials

SUPER MARSUPIALS: KANGAROOS, KOALAS, WOMBATS, AND MORE (2019)

Kangaroos, tree kangaroos, koalas, Tasmanian devils, wombats, opossums, and sugar gliders are all amazing animals!

What else do these animals all have in common? They are marsupials! Learn about marsupials in this Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science book.

People keep their babies in cribs, but animals keep their babies in all sorts of different places! Did you know that some animals keep their babies in pouches?

Animals that keep their babies in soft, furry pouches are called marsupials. There are many sorts of marsupials, and they all have super amazing qualities! Did you know that koalas eat so many eucalyptus leaves, they smell like them? This book comes with a colorful infographic and an activity called Joey Day all about what it would be like to carry a marsupial joey (which means baby!) around all day long. (Ages 5-10)