Pat Cummings is the author and/or illustrator of over 40 books for young readers. Along with teaching children’s book classes at Pratt and Parsons, she holds a summer Children’s Book Boot Camp that brings writers and illustrators together with top editors and art directors.
Pat serves on the boards of the Authors Guild, the Authors League Fund and The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation. She is on the Advisory Council of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) and is a member of The Writers Guild of America. She also serves as Chair of the Founders Award Jury for the Society of Illustrators’ Original Art Show.
Her most recent picture book Where is Mommy? was published by Holiday House in 2019. Her debut middle grade novel, Trace, was published by HarperCollins in 2020.