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About Michael Sampson
After teaching in the public schools, Sampson earned his Ph.D. in Reading at the University of Arizona, where he met and established a lifelong friendship and professional relationship with the late children's author and fellow literacy expert, Bill Martin, Jr. Together they wrote many popular books, including Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See? and Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See? His newest two books, Listen to our World and Spunky Little Monkey were published in 2016 and 2017. Noah, Noah, What Do you See? also came out last year.
Sampson travels the US and the world, speaking at schools, book festivals, and conferences, where he is known for his high energy, entertaining performances. Now in New York City, Sampson makes one author visit at schools each week.
Sampson is a professor of literacy at St.John's University in New York City, and lives in Manhattan near Union Square. He continues to teach writing courses at the St. John's campuses in New York, Paris, and Rome.
Learn more about Michael at www.michaelsampson.com and
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