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Katie Van Camp

Katie Van Camp is a former dancer who, at the age of eighteen, moved to Shanghai, China, to open a ballet school and teach kindergarten. A few years later she headed to New York to work as an au pair for a little boy named Harry (and his best friend, Horsie), who inspired her to write both Cookiebot! and her first picture book, Harry and Horsie. Katie is now back in Asia, writing and teaching. She currently calls Tokyo home.

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CookieBot! CookieBot!
The Problem: Harry and Horsie want cookies, but the jar is way out of...
Harry and Horsie Harry and Horsie
When a boy named Harry sneaks out of bed one night with his best friend,...



Katie Van Camp is making her official debut as a children’s author this month, but the Montreal-based writer first started telling tall tales to her sister, Molly, when they were growing up in Port Perry, Ont. “She was probably my first muse,” she says. Her latest muse is Harry, the five-year-old son of David Letterman and his wife, Regina Lasko. Van Camp, who was their au pair for several years, says that her adventure tale Harry and Horsie started out as a poem she wrote for Harry,...

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