Michael Wertz

School Library Journal blogger, Elizabeth Bird called Betsy Franco and Michael's A Curious Collection of Cats, "[a] poetry book destined for every library collection." The book received a Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Honor, and was an NCTE Notable and an ABC Best Book for Children. The 2011 follow-up, A Dazzling Display of Dogs, has received rave reviews including a star from School Library Journal. Michael lives in Oakland, California with his husband, Andrew, and their dog Olive.

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