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Kate Hale

May 02, 2022

Kate Hale is a writer, editor and professional fun fact finder. A former executive editor for National Geographic Kids’ Books, she’s edited or written about everything from dog communication to wacky roadside attractions, biographies of inspiring scientists to profiles of the cutest animals on Earth. Kate also co-created and hosted the award-winning kids radio program The Weird But True Show! on SiriusXM, which covers weird but totally true facts about the human body, animals, space and everything in between. When she’s not hunting for new facts, Kate enjoys gardening, playing video games, and planning road trips to national parks. She currently lives in Alexandria, Virginia, U.S.A. with her husband and rescue dog.

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Kate is the author of FACTopia! and Return to FACTopia!

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President of What on Earth Publishing and author of Absolutely Everything, Humanimal, and It's Up to Us. Christopher also edited Britannica's All New Children's Encyclopedia.