About the Author
Growing up on a two-hundred-year-old farm in the Catskill Mountain State Park fostered Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld's passion for observing, reading, and writing about nature in all its forms. With a bachelor's degree from Mount Holyoke College with a master's degree in English from the University of Michigan, Ms. Zoehfeld has been an editor of children's books for over ten years, concentrating on children's non-fiction. She has also written Seal Pup Grows Up, Dolphin's First Day, and Manatee Winter for Soundprints' Smithsonian Oceanic Collection. She lives in Norwalk, Connecticut with her husband, Robert, and son, Geoffrey.