About The Author

About The Author 2017-03-10T09:08:50+00:00

Karen Rostoker-Gruber is an award-winning children’s book author, ventriloquist, and humorist. She wrote and published the following children’s books:
Children's Books by Karen Rostoker-Gruber

  • Her first children’s book, “Food Fright,” was published in October 2003 from Price Stern Sloan.
  • Rooster Can’t . . . ” her second children’s book, was published in 2004 from Dial Books for Young Readers.
  • Her third children’s book, “Bandit,” was published in 2008 from Marshall Cavendish.
  • The sequel, “Bandit’s Surprise,” also published by Marshall Cavendsh, came out in 2010.
  • In addition, Karen’s first board book, “Tea Time,” came out in Fall 2010.
  • Ferret Fun“, a picture book, was released in Spring 2011.

Maria and Karen Rostoker-GruberShe is also a published humorist. Her first humor book, “The Unofficial College Survival Guide,” was published in 1992 by Great Quotations. Her second book, “Remote Controls Are Better Than Women Because. . .,” was published by Longstreet Press in 1993, and her third book, “Telephones Are Better Than Men Because. . .,” also published by Longstreet Press, came out in 1996. Her latest “If Men Had Babies. . .,” was published by CCC Publications, LLC in 2001.

Karen is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, The Authors Guild, and was on the Rutgers University Council on Children’s Literature. She was a guest on the Ricki Lake Show and has been promoting her books on over 62 radio shows around the country.

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