“Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.”

C.K. Chesterson
Kathy Duval

About me . . .

I’m the author of A BEAR’S YEAR (Schwartz & Wade) illustrated by Gerry Turley, TAKE ME TO YOUR BBQ (Disney Hyperion) illustrated by Adam McCauley, THE THREE BEARS’ CHRISTMAS and THE THREE BEARS’ HALLOWEEN (Holiday House), both illustrated by Paul Meisel. My poetry has appeared in children’s magazines and anthologies.

Texas has remained my home. Where else can I get the world’s best BBQ, hear great Texas music, or look for UFO’s outside of Marfa from a viewing station built precisely for that purpose by the State of Texas?

When I’m not writing, I might be reading, doing yoga, making jewelry, or traveling somewhere with my incredibly supportive husband, Glen.

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Latest News . . .

Katmai Bear Cam

I was excited to find that during bear season every year there is a live bear cam in Katmai National Park and Preserve where you can watch bears going about their business. The cam is active from mid-Spring through early Fall. Here is a video from the bear cam from last year showing bears catching […]

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