When Katie sees gymnasts on TV, she thinks the girls are so cool So she jumps at the chance to take a gymnastics class. But it turns out that somersaults and cartwheels aren't as easy as they look. Will Katie ever learn to land on her feet?
Fran Manushkin is the author of many popular picture books, including How Mama Brought the Spring; Baby, Come Out!; Latkes and Applesauce: A Hanukkah Story; and The Tushy Book. There is a real Katie Woo -- she's Fran's great-niece -- but she never gets in half the trouble of the Katie Woo in the books. Fran writes on her beloved MacBook in New York City.