Meet the Author

I love everything about reading.  I love the weight of a book in my hands.  I love the way words create pictures in my head and bring me to another world.  I love how books teach me about life and love and who I am and who I want to be.  

As a kid I couldn't help reading all day.  I hid my book under my desk and read in class.  I read as I walked home from school, always slightly surprised out of my reverie by the elderly lady in the neighborhood who announced: "There goes the bookworm again!"  

I had reading parties with my siblings.  The five of us piled on top of each other like kindling in a fire, our limbs touching as our minds burned with the need to read.   After bedtime I read with a flashlight, my book hidden under the covers as I forced myself to stay awake for just one more page.

My love of reading made writing a necessity.  If only I could write things in a way that would help people want to crawl inside my book and never leave!  I hope you enjoy my books. Thanks for visiting!
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Kirsti Call lives near Watertown, MA with her husband and five children.

She loves reading, writing and singing.

On sunny days you will find her on the tire swing in her backyard and on rainy days you will find her dancing with her umbrella.

Bio: Kirsti Call is the co-host of the Picture Book Look PodcastShe has judged the Cybils award since 2015 and is a therapist trained life coach for creativesKirsti's the author of MOOTILDA'S BAD MOOD (Little Bee)  COW SAYS MEOW (HMH), COLD TURKEY (Little Brown) and THE BIG SCREAM (Little Simon). Kirsti is represented by Charlotte Wenger at Prospect Agency.