Kevin Kurtz is a nonfiction children's author who has loved books and nature since he was a kid. He worked as an educator at an aquarium, a science museum, and for scientists on research expeditions around the world. His first children's book, A Day in the Salt Marsh, was published in 2007. He lives in Rochester, New York and continues to write books and visit schools around the country to introduce children to the wonders of reading, writing, science, and nature.