|Andrew Root is a children’s book author from rainy Portland, Oregon. His first book, Hamsters Don’t Fight Fires, will be published by HarperCollins in September of 2017.
With a background in mental health counseling and extensive experience in school management, Andrew Root is highly active in both community mental health and the public education system.
Having worked as a therapist, Clinical Manager, & Director of Operations for programs supporting youth & adolescents, Andrew has seen first-hand the social and academic impact that a good book can have upon the reader.
When not writing, Andrew enjoys playing soccer and chasing his wife, two children, and dog around his backyard.