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Kate Banks

Kate Banks has written many books for children, among them Max's Words , And If the Moon Could Talk , winner of the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, and The Night Worker , winner of the Charlotte Zolotow Award. She grew up in Maine, where she and her two sisters and brother spent a lot of time outdoors, and where Banks developed an early love of reading. "I especially liked picture books," she says, "and the way in which words and illustrations could create a whole new world in which sometimes...See more