Kevin Kurtz is an award winning, nonfiction children’s author who has worked closely with scientists throughout his career. He has a master's degree in elementary education and over fifteen years of experience as an educator teaching groups of all ages to help them meet state science and education literacy standards. Kevin is available to do a live or virtual author visit at your school.

Photo of school visit by Flora Mcallister
Kevin and illustrator Erin Hunter's newest book 
A Day in the Deep, about animals in the deep ocean, won the 2013 ForeWord IndieFab Bronze Award for Picture Books! You can order it on and see a preview of the book here.