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Ripley, Catherine

RIPLEY, Catherine

RIPLEY, Catherine. Canadian, b. 1957. Genres: Children's non-fiction. Career: Cricket Magazine, LaSalle, IL, editorial assistant to associate editor, 1979-81; Chickadee Magazine, Toronto, Ontario, editorial assistant to editor, 1982-91; Canadian Museum of Nature Publishing Division, Ottawa, Ontario, 1992-, currently managing editor of Global Biodiversity (quarterly journal). Publications: Night and Day, 1985; The Polka Dot Door Activity Book, 1987; (comp and ed) Kitchen Fun, 1988; (comp and ed) Outdoor Fun, 1989; (comp and ed) Party Fun, 1989; Two Dozen Dinosaurs: A First Book of Dinosaur Facts, Mysteries, Games and Fun, 1991; Why Is Soap So Slippery? and Other Bathtime Questions ("Question and Answer Storybooks"), 1995; Do the Doors Open by Magic? and Other Supermarket Questions ("Question and Answer Storybooks"), 1995; Why Do Stars Twinkle? And Other Nighttime Questions, 1996; Why Is the Sky Blue? And Other Outdoor Questions, 1997; Why Does Popcorn Pop? And Other Kitchen Questions, 1997; Why Do Cows Moo? And Other Farmyard Questions, 1998; (comp. and ed. with M. Baillie) The Anti-boredom Book, 1999. Address: c/o Publicity Director, Greey de Pencier Books, OWL Communications 179 John St. Suite 500, Toronto, ON, Canada M5T 3G5.

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