Patty Lovell

When Patty Lovell was a kid, her father used to tell her the best stories, which inspired her to write her own. Patty has worked as a kindergarten teacher in London, Virginia, Harlem, and Long Island. She is currently employed as a first-grade teacher in Glen Cove, New York. David Catrow is the illustrator of a number of picture books, including Patty Lovell's Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon and its sequel Have Fun, Molly Lou Melon; Karen Kaufman Orloff's I Want Iguana and its two companion books I Wish New Room and I Wanna Go Home; Alan Zweibel's Our Tree Called Steve; Kristyn Crow's The Middle Child Blues; and David Catrow's We the Kids: the Preamble to the He and his wife, Deborah, live in Ohio.