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Kim Ann was a freelance writer for several years, specializing in feel-good stories about people and families. Her writing was published by Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital, The Shea Center for Therapeutic Riding, and in online publications.
She has always had a love of writing, rhyme, and poetry. When she was nine years old, she wrote her first poetry book, which was proudly displayed in her elementary school library.
When Kim’s son, Aidan, was born prematurely, Kim spent time reading to him while he stayed in the NICU, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, instilling in him a love of books. Kim writes the kind of happy, fun, colorful books Aidan still loves. Kim runs every draft story by Aidan — if Aidan loves it, she knows it’s a winner!
Kim Ann graduated from the University of Massachusetts Lowell with a BS in Business Administration and took several classes in creative writing, poetry, and writing for children.
"Goldy the Puppy and the Missing Socks is an adorable story with beautiful and colorful illustrations. The author tells the story in rhyme which is captivating to young readers. The order of the events in the story allows children to feel like they are on a mysterious adventure. In the end, they will be delighted to see where the Missing socks show up. Goldy the Puppy and the Missing Socks is a perfect book for Preschoolers to Kindergarteners. I recommend this book to parents and educators as it helps encourage the early stages of critical thinking skills." -School Psychologist
“I like the book because the little cute puppy was in it and I like the name of the puppy. Sometimes I’m missing socks. It was fun because they thought it was a sock monster. I like the illustrations. It was a good book.”-Child age 5
"Where do Mermaids go on Vacation? is a sweet story with delightful illustrations. Young readers will enjoy the images of sea life, coral, sandcastles, and more. Once you dive into the book you are taken on a magical adventure depicting the day and life of a Mermaid. At the end of the story, you will be surprised. I recommend this book to parents and educators. It will make a perfect addition to a class or home library." -School Psychologist
“I like how the story starts where they are talking about where Mermaids go on vacation. The places that they mention I honestly thought they were already on vacation. My favorite scenes were when they saw their ocean friends and stored sea shells in jars. I liked the pictures in this book. Such a cute story.”-Child age 10