Search Site
SantaThing signup ends Monday at 12pm Eastern US. Check it out!
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.

Mary Kay Carson

Author of The Bat Scientists

Includes the names: Mary Kay Carson

MembersReviewsPopularityRatingFavorited   Events   
1,5405313,604 (4.2)00
The Bat Scientists 123 copies, 6 reviews
Emi and the Rhino Scientist 87 copies, 11 reviews
Epilepsy 15 copies, 1 review
Driving on Mars 13 copies
Cool Science Jobs 11 copies, 1 review
Mars 8 copies
Fungi 7 copies
The Rockies 6 copies, 1 review
The Biosphere 5 copies
Weird Animals 1 copy, 1 review
No events listed. (add an event)
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Canonical name
Legal name
Other names
Date of birth
Date of death
Burial location
Country (for map)
Place of death
Cause of death
Places of residence
Awards and honors
Short biography
Mary Kay Carson is an award-winning children’s nonfiction author. She began her writing career working on the classroom magazine SuperScience at Scholastic in New York City and has been a full-time freelance writer for the past fifteen years. The author has written more than thirty books for young people about wildlife, space, weather, nature, and history. Her recent non-fiction titles include The Bat Scientists; Emi and the Rhino Scientist, about the Cincinnati Zoo's famous rhino mom; Exploring the Solar System, recipient of the 2009 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Children’s Literature Award; The Wright Brothers for Kids; Inside Tornadoes; and the Far-Out Guide to the Solar System series. The author also gives presentations at schools and libraries about space, animals, history, and writing. Mary Kay and her photographer husband Tom Uhlman live in Cincinnati’s Northside neighborhood with their dog, Ruby. For more information go to: www.marykaycarson.com.
Disambiguation notice

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

Member ratings

Average: (4.2)
1 1
2.5 1
3 9
3.5 4
4 32
4.5 2
5 30

Improve this author

Combine/separate works

Author division

Mary Kay Carson is currently considered a "single author." If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author.


Mary Kay Carson is composed of 2 names. You can examine and separate out names.

Combine with…


About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 164,344,545 books! | Top bar: Always visible