The author of this site, Kristen McLean, is a designer, free-lance writer, and children’s book ringleader who lives in Miami, FL. She is also the Executive Director of The Association of Booksellers for Children (ABC) a non-profit trade association for the children’s book industry. To learn more at ABC go to www.abfc.com.
At various points in her career, Kristen has been a children’s marketing manager in a big publishing house, a toy and book rep, a merchandise manager and buyer for an independent toystore, the director of a theatre, a costume and set designer, a professional puppeteer, a wild animal handler, and a voracious childhood reader.
A disclaimer: the reviews and opinions expressed on this site are purely personal, and do not constitute an endorsement by the ABC, or its affiliate members.
Take them for what they are—-reviews by a children’s book professional who has a strong eye for design and a good story, and who reads many, many children’s books every year.
Hope you enjoy!