studied at Tyler School of Art in
Philadelphia and Rome, Italy, and graduated from Yale School of Art
and Architecture. She collects folk art from all over the world,
and it is her love of folk art and children''s art that has
influenced all her children''s books.
Ms. Katz and her family divide their time between New York City
and Woodstock, New York. Wherever they are, she and her daughter
count kisses together every night.