Kat Socks is an award winning and 1# best selling author. Her books include Pickles the Dog, Adopted in North Dakota, Pickles the Dog, A Christmas Tradition, Pickles the Dog, Goes to School, In Loving Memory A Child’s Journey to Understanding a Funeral and Starting the Grieving Process, In Loving Memory A Child’s Journey to Understanding a Cremation Funeral and Starting the Grieving Process and Babies of the Badlands. The Pickles the Dog series was inspired by a real dog named Pickles. She was at an animal shelter in Minot, ND during the flood of 2011 and kept getting returned to the shelter. Eventually she ended up with a family member of Kat's, and boy are we glad she did because Pickles is one of the sweetest dogs around.
Over the course of Kat’s author career her books have won over 6 national awards. She has enjoyed traveling for different author events including school visits and book signings around the US.
Kat is also the creator of a line of soft sole baby shoes called Kat’s Socks. With Kat’s boutique a small portion of the sales are donated to local animal shelters near her. Kat lives with her family and two Great Danes in Bismarck, North Dakota. Her Great Dane Carmela is a certified pet therapy dog. Kat and Carmela volunteer at a local facility with youth children.