The KAT MCGEE ADVENTURE series is a collaboration Kristin has had with In this Together Media for the last 2 years. Her first book, Kat McGee and the Halloween Costume Caper, was published in 2013, which was followed by the historical adventure Kat McGee Saves America in 2014. Kat McGee and the Thanksgiving Turkey Train was just published October 2015!
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Hop the Turkey Train with Kat McGee, and travel back to a time before Christmas and Halloween were saved – a time when one ordinary girl’s extraordinary mission had just begun! It’s Thanksgiving season in Totsville. Kat McGee and her family are geared up to share stories, food, and games with their neighbors – but then the Turkey Train, which travels around Maine gathering items for the festivities, is destroyed. Without it, the holiday is over before it began. Heartbroken, Kat and Gram visit the wreck to see what can be done. And before Kat knows it, she’s being rocketed along the tracks into a series of adventures unlike any other – the first adventures of holiday-saving legend Kat McGee!
Halloween is Kat McGee’s day.
She may feel like a loser the rest of the year, but come the season of trick-or-treating, costume contests, hay mazes, and haunted houses, Kat reigns supreme. No one in Totsville, Maine can bob a better apple or carve a more perfect pumpkin.
But now the mysterious Dr. S is threatening to take Kat’s day away. Dr. S hates Halloween as much as Kat loves it. Kat’s in a panic over the holiday ban in Totsville when grandmotherly magic transports her to the wondrous city of Treatsville, where Halloween costumes live all year long– and where the key to saving Halloween in Totsville just might lie.
Praise for Kat McGee and the Halloween Costume Caper
“A wild cross between Magic Tree House and The Nightmare Before Christmas. Kat McGee is madcap creepy fun!”
— Aaron Reynolds, author of Creepy Carrots
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“Kat is a great character for young girls to look to; she faces problems like bullying and feeling insignificant, but she’s strong, courageous, and a leader.”
The Fourth of July. Parades, fireworks, apple pie–and an amazing history of American freedom and revolution. Kat McGee doesn’t know what she’d do without her favorite summery celebration of all things patriotic… but if she doesn’t travel back in time to work her holiday-saving magic, she’s going to find out–and fast. It’s 1776. Thomas Jefferson has been kidnapped. The Declaration of Independence is gone. And the country’s brilliant past rests on a young woman from the future, aided only by (the Statue of) Liberty, a young John Quincy Adams, and a whole lot of summer holiday spirit.
Praise for Kat McGee Saves America
“Kat McGee is a bold, strong heroine and an inspiration to girls and boys everywhere. In this latest adventure, kids not only learn about the history of what America has been but what the future can be with more Kat McGees in our midst.”
— Sally Kohn, political columnist and television personality
“Kat (and author, Kristin Riddick) definitely know their way around a kid’s imagination. It was love at first page between Kat and my 9-year-old son, which proved that Ms. McGee can not only hang with the boys but also with any great children’s literary character on the market today.”
— Nate Torrence, TV and Cartoon Personality
“A GREAT HISTORY LESSON! A SUPER-FANTASTIC SERIES!”
— I Love To Read and Review Books
“Kat McGee Saves America cleverly takes readers on an historical journey through the founding of The United States of America. Without rote memorization and typical torturous, dry history lessons, author Kristin Riddick marries historical facts with fantasy and adventure; readers learn American history in the most entertaining way possible.”
— Smart Books for Smart Kids