Kate Klise

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Kate Klise
Born 1963
Peoria, Illinois
Occupation Writer
Nationality American
Period 1998-present
Genre Children's literature

Catherine "Kate" Klise (born 1963) is an American author of children's literature. Many of her books are illustrated by her sister, M. Sarah Klise. Their popular Regarding series is presented in a scrapbook style format, with letters, journal entries, and related ephemera telling the story. She is also known for her picture books as well as the bestselling 43 Old Cemetery Road series. Kate Klise's first adult novel, In the Bag, was released in 2012.

Life and Career[edit]

Kate Klise was the fourth of 6 children born to educational film producer Thomas and Marjorie Klise. Raised in Peoria, Illinois, she attended Marquette University and spent fifteen years working as a correspondent for People magazine.[1] She currently lives near Norwood, Missouri.[2]


  1. ^ Roth, Andrea (August 2007). "Partners in Rhyme". The Peoria Woman (Central Illinois Business Publishers). Retrieved 2007-11-04. 
  2. ^ "Kate Klise Biography". Scholastic, Inc. Retrieved 2007-11-04. 

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