Karen Rostoker-Gruber is an award-winning children’s book author, ventriloquist, and humorist. She wrote and published the following children’s books:
- 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.
She 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.
Read articles about Karen Rostoker-Gruber
- Kids Author Finds Hard-Won Success (The Bergen Record 2010)
- Branchburg author making out like a “Bandit” (Courier News 2008)
- Kids, Books, and a little Vaudeville written for SCBWI Bulletin by Suzan Salzman Raab
- Duffy Elementary School Hosts Guest Author (Oct 2012)