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Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld

Biography

Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld

Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld worked as an editor of children's books for over ten years before beginning her career as a writer. She has written two other books for the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series. Ms Zoehfeld lives in Norwalk, Connecticut.

Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld

Books by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld

written by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld with illustrations by Wesley Lowe - Children's, Nonfiction, Science

Astronauts Jim Lovell, Jack Swigert and Fred Haise blasted off for the Moon on April 11, 1970. But after a disastrous explosion damaged their spacecraft, the three men had only one goal: to get back home safely. This informational text makes space travel exciting and accessible for younger readers and features illustrations, photographs, a map and additional Story Behind the Story facts. 

written by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld with illustrations by James Nelson - Children's, History, Science

In 1902, William Hornaday handed a map to the famous paleontologist Barnum Brown. It was Hornaday’s hand-drawn directions to a remote area of the Montana Badlands, where he believed amazing dinosaur fossils lay buried. Following the map, Brown dug up a jawbone edged with six-inch long teeth, the remains of a monstrous creature no one had ever seen before. But one bone wasn’t enough, and Brown soon found himself in a desperate race to discover the skeleton of the mystery carnivore!

written by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld with illustrations by James Nelson - Children's, Culture, History, Nonfiction

When the pharoahs of Egypt died, they were mummified and buried in pyramids and tombs with all their riches. But as centuries passed, the tombs were looted and the pharoahs' gold stolen. Then Howard Carter found the greatest Egyptian treasure trove of all --- he tomb of King Tut's mummy! But did the amazing treasure come with a deadly curse?