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Michelle Sumovich is the author of three forthcoming picture books:

One More Jar of Jam, illustrated by Gracey Zhang

(Dial Books for Young Readers, 2023)

I Have Three Cats, illustrated by Laura Park

(Dial Books for Young Readers, 2024)

Everything is Fine, illustrated by Sarah Jacoby

(Katherine Tegen Books, 2024)


Michelle has a background working in bookstores and library program development for young children, as well as years of experience writing lyrics and music for children and adults.


She lives in Portland, Oregon with a man and two children. There are also plenty of cats present. Plenty is not three cats. Plenty is not four. Plenty of cats is five cats. Five!




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