A love of nature and a creative spirit come together in Jo S. Kittinger, author of 15 books for children. Her most recent books are JANE GOODALL and GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER, Scholastic News Nonfiction Readers with Childrens Press. Soon to be released are PRIMATES, a nonfiction vault book with Dalmatian Press, and THE HOUSE ON DIRTY-THIRD STREET, a picture book with Peachtree Publishers. In addition, she has published numerous items in various books, magazines, educational materials and newspapers.
Jo currently serves as a Regional Advisor for the Southern Breeze region (AL, MS, GA) of the Society of Childrens Book Writers and Illustrators, where she organizes two conferences for writers and illustrators of childrens literature each year. She enjoys making author talks at schools, libraries and conferences