Biography for Let's Build a Playground
Random House, Inc.
KaBOOM! is a national nonprofit organization that believes that kids everywhere need a safe, nearby place to exercise their bodies and imaginations. Their mission is no less than to save play for America's children through the creation of great playspaces with the participation and leadership of communities. Ultimately, they envision a place to play within walking distance of every child.
Michael J. Rosen has written and edited some ninety books for children and adults, including The Hound Dog's Haiku, illustrated by Mary Azarian; The Cuckoo's Haiku, illustrated by Stan Fellows; and the pop-up book Chanukah Lights, illustrated and paper-engineered by Robert Sabuda. He lives on one hundred forested acres in central Ohio.