One day, Katie had an idea for a children’s book. She was sitting in front of her mirror, getting ready to face the day, when she questioned how she looked. Her next thought was, would I want my adorable twin nieces, five year-olds Ava and Lyla, to question themselves in this way? Of course not. I would want them to celebrate their uniqueness. I’d want them to be big!
And that’s how the book, Be Big, began, with the hope that little ones like her nieces would face their fears and take up their own unique space in the world, just the way they want. After writing the story, Katie discovered a home for Be Big! at Storybook Genius Publishing.
In addition to being a writer, Katie is a licensed attorney. She lives in Chicago with her partner, Chris, and their very spoiled pup, Penny Lane.