Imaginative, Educational Picture Books

By Toronto Author Kathleen Gauer and Illustrated by Sari Richter.

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Children's Book Author

Kathleen Gauer

Toronto author Kathleen Gauer has published the illustrated children’s books, High in the SkyFor No ReasonThe Wish Carvers, and her most recent release, Bathtime Fun! 

Her award-winning books have been acquired by libraries across Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.  She has also published poetry, and magazine and newspaper articles.

Kathleen worked as a contributing associate editor for a Toronto community focus magazine for 15 years and as an arts columnist for the Etobicoke Guardian newspaper.  She retired as a special education teacher’s assistant after working with the Toronto District School Board for 29 years.  When not writing or reading, Kathleen enjoys hanging out with her family and friends, yoga, hiking, golf, knitting, world travel, and choral singing.  She also volunteers with IBBY Canada’s Readers and Refugees program in Toronto and does author visits and storytime programs in local schools and libraries.


Sari Richter

Sari Richter grew up in Ancaster, Ontario, and moved to Toronto where she completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drawing and Painting at the Ontario College of Art and Design University and a Masters Certification from the Toronto Art Therapy Institute.

She works in a vast array of traditional and non-traditional drawing and painting media and looks forward to challenging commissions. Sari is also a published children’s book author (I’ll Know It When I See It!), illustrator, storyboard artist, and muralist. She has worked in the field of children’s mental health as an art therapist and loves challenging drawing and painting commissions.

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Kathleen Gauer is available for book readings, appearances and signings. Send a message including the type of event, location, date and time

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