Kathy M. Miller is a teacher, cellist, author and nature photographer. She graduated
Summa Cum Laude from Kutztown University with Bachelor degrees in Education and Music.
In addition to the images found in her award-winning children's books Chippy Chipmunk Parties in the Garden, Chippy Chipmunk: Babies in the Garden and Chippy Chipmunk: Friends in the Garden (© 2009, © 2011 © 2015 Celtic Sunrise) Miller's photographs have been published in various newspapers and magazines and graced the covers of journals, brochures, Hawk Mountain News, and the Schuylkill County Visitors Guide. One of Miller's photos was used for the cover of the Yuengling Brewery Cookbook and she contributed ten images to the book Rescuing Wildlife (©2009, Stackpole). She won 2nd place in the Schuylkill Allied Artists Competition in photography.
In 2014 Kathy received the "President's Volunteer Service Award" in recognition and appreciation of her commitment to strengthening our Nation and for making a difference through volunteer service.
In 2015 Kathy received the "Celebrate Literacy Award" from the Northeastern Pennsylvania Reading Association, a council of the International Literacy Association. The Celebrate Literacy Award recognizes organizations, institutions, and individuals that have made significant literacy contributions at the local, state, or provincial level.
Kathy's multi-media nature program has been presented to numerous libraries and schools across North America. Highly engaging and interactive, it includes aural and visual components about backyard nature. It includes tips on photography, video clips and a hands-on burrow building simulation. She is a speaker at various Reading and Library Association Conferences.
Born and raised in Ottawa, Canada, Miller now lives in New Ringgold, Pennsylvania.
To see more of Kathy’s photography visit www.celticsunrise.com