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Katherine Roy

Katherine Roy is the award-winning author and illustrator of Neighborhood Sharks: Hunting with the Great Whites of California's Farallon Islands and How to Be an Elephant: Growing Up in the African Wild. She is also the illustrator for the Expeditioners series by S. S. Taylor and of Buried Beneath Us by Anthony Aveni. She loves science, history, and big adventures, and is endlessly fascinated by the way things live. A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, she currently lives in with her husband and young son in Oregon, where she's still learning how to be a human. You can visit her website to learn more about her work, her research, and African elephants.

Red Rover

Red Rover

Written by Richard Ho; illustrated by Katherine Roy
Roaring Brook Press
Roaring Brook Press

Red Rover is a gorgeously illustrated tale that explores the vast, inhospitable landscape of Mars and the adventures of the little rover that calls the planet its home.

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How to Be an Elephant

Katherine Roy
Roaring Brook Press
David Macaulay Studio

Foraging for food and water and fighting off predators are only a few of the many skills that these African elephants must learn. Thankfully, they have a large familial network to teach them everything they need to know about how to be an elephant. Award-winning author-illustrator Katherine Roy delves into these intricate family dynamics.

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Neighborhood Sharks

Katherine Roy
Roaring Brook Press
David Macaulay Studio

A Robert F. Sibert Honor Book
Winner of the John Burroughs Riverby Award for Young Readers

Up close with the ocean's most fearsome and famous predator...

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Buried Beneath Us

Buried Beneath Us

Anthony Aveni, illustrated by Katherine Roy
Roaring Brook Press
Roaring Brook Press

A beautifully illustrated look at the forces that help cities grow—and eventually cause their destruction—told through the stories of the great civilizations of ancient America.

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