Kate DePalma

Kate's Barefoot Story

Hi! I work for the Barefoot Books Home Office as Senior Editor and am also a Barefoot Books author. As Senior Editor at Barefoot Books, I have helped develop dozens of amazing picture books, including The Barefoot Book of Children (coming September 2016) and My Big Barefoot Book of Wonderful Words, both of which I wrote and art directed with my mentor and friend Tessa Strickland. I also write picture books under my pseudonym, Sunny Scribens ("Space Song Rocket Ride"), and am a published poet and scholar. I hold an M.A. in Classics from the University of Texas and have taught courses and workshops in writing and publishing at Emerson College, the Margaret Mitchell House and beyond. I live with my husband and daughter.

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