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Melissa Kim

Melissa Kim is the author of six children’s books (including a series of books on endangered animals), one adult guidebook, and countless articles for children’s magazines. She has worked as a writer and editor for more than twenty years in New York and London. Currently the children's and young adult book editor at Islandport Press, she has a BA from Brown University and a Masters from New York University. She has also served as the editor of Habitat, the magazine of the Maine Audubon Society. A Snowy Owl Story, the first title in the Wildlife on the Move Series (created in partnership with the Maine Audubon Society), was called “full of science and purpose” and named one of the best bird books of 2015 by the National Audubon Society. Kim currently lives in Maine with her husband and son.

Author photo by Kevin Bennett for Islandport Press.

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