Tim Myers is a widely acclaimed writer, songwriter and storyteller. His Dark-Sparkle Tea, a book of bedtime poems, came out in April of ’06 and won an excellent review from Booklist. Basho and the River Stones (2003) was a Junior Library Guild selection; it also got excellent reviews in the New York Times, Kirkus Reviews, Booklist, Publisher’s Weekly, and a starred review in School Library Journal. Tanuki’s Gift (2003) got an excellent review in the New York Times and was a Nick Jr. Magazine “Best Book of the Year,’ among other honors.Basho and the Fox was read on NPR by Daniel Pinkwater, made the New York Times bestseller list for children’s books, and was a Smithsonian Notable Children’s Book, among other honors.
Tim has 30 years’ experience as a classroom and university teacher in the States and overseas; he currently teaches at Santa Clara University. He’s been a professional storyteller for 25 years – is the oldest of eleven children – and can actually whistle and hum at the same time. If You Give a T-Rex a Bone is Tim’s first book with Dawn Publications.
Check out Tim’s YouTube channel at: www.youtube.com/user/TimJMyers