Children's Book Week: Katie McElligot in Homewood
Katie is a lifelong Midwesterner and Chicagoan. She was born and raised just outside Chicago, attended college at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, and currently resides in Oak Park, Illinois. When Katie was a toddler, she named her blanket ‘Harry’ after Harold Washington, Chicago’s first African-American Mayor. Katie McElligott is a first-time author and a full-time Creative Director at a Chicago advertising agency. She lives in Oak Park, Illinois with her husband, two small children (with a third on the way), and a cat named Ramona Quimby.