Kimberly Willis Holt

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Birthday
9, 1960
Birthplace
Pensacola, FL
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
9, 1960 (age 58)
Birthplace
Pensacola, FL

About

Most famous for her National Book Award-winning children's novel When Zachary Beaver Came to Town, this young adult fiction writer also penned the popular Piper Reed books and such stand-alone titles as Keeper of the Night and The Water Seeker.

Before Fame

Her debut novel, My Louisiana Sky, was published in 1998.

Trivia

She collaborated with illustrator Gabi Swiatkowska on a picture book titled Waiting for Gregory.

Family Life

Born in Florida to a United States Navy officer father, she spent her childhood in Louisiana, Guam, and France. She later settled in Amarillo, Texas.

Associated With

Her best-known book, When Zachary Beaver Came to Town, was adapted into a 2003 film starring child actor Jonathan Lipnicki.