After our google meet with Alan Katz, the kids immediately made 4 page books and started to write poems, songs, and stories. At dismissal time, one boy said, “I’m going to write a book every day” (Pui Cheng, Byram Hills Elementary School).

Running the gamut from board books to picture books, middle-grade series, trivia sets and more, Alan Katz ( is the author of more than 50 highly acclaimed children’s books, includingTake Me Out of the Bathtub and Other Silly Dilly Songs,Don’t Say That Word!,OOPS!,P oems I Wrote When No One Was Looking,Ricky Vargas: The Funniest Kid in the World,The Day the Mustache Took Over,and Awesome Achievers in Technology. 

Alan and his journalist wife Rose are the proud parents of four incredible kids: Simone, Andrew, Nathan, and David. The family lives in New Haven County, Connecticut, where they dutifully live by the three most important words in the English language: Let’s Go Mets!  

Books by Alan Katz

Region: Northeast

Categories: Middle Grade Picture Books

Genres: Fiction Nonfiction