“Sophia Gholz has a penchant for telling stories that haven’t appeared on children’s shelves before…” —Betsy Bird, SLJ Fuse Blog

Sophia Gholz

Region: Southeast

Categories: Picture Books

Genres: Fiction Nonfiction

Sophia Gholz (sophiagholz.com) is an award-winning children’s book author, music lover, magic seeker and avid reader. Sophia enjoys writing fiction with humor and heart. When writing nonfiction, she pulls on her love of science. Since 2017, Sophia has helped oversee the Henry L. Gholz SEEDS National Field Trip Endowment for The Ecological Society of America, funding ecological field experiences for students from diverse backgrounds. Previously, Sophia worked as an advertising copywriter and made a career working with visual artists in New York City. Sophia is the author of The Boy Who Grew a Forest: The True Story of Jadav Payeng, a NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Book and Florida State Book Award gold medalist; Bug on the Rug, a SSYRA Jr. Nominee; This is Your World: The Story of Bob Ross, the official picture book biography; Bear at the Fair, and more! When she’s not writing from her home base in Florida, you can find Sophia reading, visiting schools or exploring the great outdoors with her family. 

Books by Sophia Gholz

Region: Southeast

Categories: Picture Books

Genres: Fiction Nonfiction