Author & Illustrator

Kate Messner

Kate Messner is the award-winning author of Over and Under the Snow, Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt, Over and Under the Pond, Tree of Wonder, and How to Read a Story, as well as more than a dozen other books for young readers. Kate lives on Lake Champlain in New York

Most Recent Book
Insect Superpowers book

"About" via Chronicle Spring 2018 Catalog.

chapter Books

summer · police · rescue · adventure
love · electronics · sleuthing · science · home
The Exact Location of Home

picture Books

The Brilliant Deep book
environment · fixing mistakes · the ocean
The Brilliant Deep
picture book
Fergus and Zeke
Over and Under the Pond book
science · animals · water
Over and Under the Pond
Up in the garden down in the dirt book
2019 Picture Book Summer Reading List · gardening · nature
Up in the garden down in the dirt
Over and Under the Snow book
Over and Under the Snow


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