Kate Hannigan

About me

Kate Hannigan is a children’s author living in Chicago. Her first historical novel, The Detective’s Assistant, publishes with Little, Brown Books for Young Readers in April 2015, just in time to mark the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination. A fictional account of America’s first female detective, it is a thriller geared for readers ages 10 to 14 and features petticoats, peril, and heart-pounding adventure. Kate’s cooking caper for younger readers, Cupcake Cousins, is a three-book series publishing with Disney-Hyperion.

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