Pen Name: Connection to Illinois: Paterson lives in Northbrook. Biography: 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.
- ''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
|I Am the Rain-- A Science Book for Kids about the Water Cycle and Change of Seasons
ISBN: 1584696168 OCLC: 985447431 Dawn Publications 2018 Introduces various aspects of water in rhyming verse including: the water cycle, states of matter, and the importance of water in our lives.--