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Exploring STEAM with Little Katie is an award-winning series created by Ms. Dutra's imagination. Her books have captivated both children and adults with clever storylines, extraordinary trips and the one of a kind Little Katie. Focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics, Ms. Dutra seeks to inspire children to learn about the world around them imaginatively. 

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Carmela Dutra is an award-winning author, illustrator, wife, and mother. She is currently residing with her family in the San Francisco Bay Area, California. Nothing is more magical for a child than being transported to a new world where they can explore and discover unknown things. Carmela is very passionate about children’s literacy, and hopes to open a unique and fun way of learning through her books. 

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