Individual Author Record
Paterson lives in Northbrook.
Biographical and Professional Information
As a child, John Paterson was fascinated by the changing form, steady purpose, and life-giving magic of water. Later, he chased rivers throughout the country as a white-water kayaker and raft guide. Professionally, he has helped craft stories of nature and culture for museums and other educational organizations including the Field Museum and the Garfield Park Conservatory in Chicago.
Titles At Your Library
''I Am the Rain-- A Science Book for Kids about the Water Cycle and Change of Seasons'', *2019 Winner (Gold) IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award for Best New Voice - Children/Young Adult