Michelle Zimmerman was born in Dallas, Texas and spent most of her childhood in Overland Park, Kansas. She received a degree in Radio and Television from Kansas State University. Michelle went on to complete her master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Kansas. She worked for the Paola, Kansas School District for four years providing collaborative language lessons in the regular kindergarten classrooms. She served the Head Start Program as well as the Early Childhood Preschool Program. Michelle moved to New York in 1995 and became an independent provider for the Suffolk County Early Intervention Program implementing home-based therapy. She's been helping families and their children with a variety of communication disorders for more than 15 years. Michelle makes her children's book debut with Can't Catch a Butterfly. This award winning tale is the first in a series designed to encourage early language and emergent literacy skills. She enjoys fluttering across Long Island presenting her Can't Catch a Butterfly program to libraries, preschools and elementary schools. Her desire is that all children develop a passion for reading. She believes that loving books is the foundation of education and a necessity in living one's life with boldness to make any dream come true!
"There is no greater impact on society than to help children have a passion for reading. Loving books is the foundation of education and a necessity in living one's life with boldness and confidence." Michelle Zimmerman
Dreams docometrue.They can happen for you.Hold on to it tight with all your might. Never let it go.Your promise of a rainbow star might be closer than you know!