Meg Dendler has considered herself a writer since she won a picture book contest in 5th grade and entertained her classmates with ongoing sequels for the rest of the year. Beginning serious work as a freelancer in the '90s while teaching elementary and middle school, Meg has over one hundred articles in print, including interviews with Kirk Douglas, Sylvester Stallone, and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. She has won contests with her short stories and poetry, along with multiple international awards for her best-selling "Cats in the Mirror" alien rescue cat children's book series.
Meg and her family (including four cats and her dog, Max) live at 1,400 feet in the Ozark Mountains on what they call Serenity Mountain, just outside of Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Visit her at www.megdendler.com for more information about upcoming books and events and all of Meg's social media links.
In the first book of the Cats in the Mirror series, "Why Kimba Saved The World," feisty house cat Kimba learns that she is really part of an alien race and has to pick sides between her loyal human family and her feline destiny. The second book, "Vacation Hiro," came out in November of 2013. These first two books in the Cats in the Mirror series have been honored with Silver Mom's Choice Awards, and "Why Kimba Saved The World" won a Bronze Moonbeam Children's Book Award as "Best First Book." Book 3, "Miss Fatty Cat's Revenge," released on September 12, 2014. A companion book to her Cats in the Mirror series, "Max's Wild Night," was published in May, 2015. An adult book, "At the Corner of Magnetic and Main," was released by Pen-L Publishing in September of 2015. Coming soon will be Meg's biography of Betty White for kids (from Pen-L this winter) and Book 4 in the Cats in the Mirror series, "Slinky Steps Out" (spring 2016).