Mary Manz Simon
An award-winning educator, Dr. Mary Manz Simon is a practical parenting specialist and best-selling author whose writing has impacted the lives of countless children and families around the world. Under the umbrella of practical parenting advice, her books have sold more than three million copies across nine languages, and her magazine articles and national convention presentations reach thousands each year. After earning her doctorate in education, Dr. Mary Manz Simon and her husband, Rev. Henry Simon, were blessed with three children in just four years. Her real-life experience, coupled with her significant academic credentials, make her words must-reads for families. She has authored a number of books with Concordia Publishing House, including books in the Little Visits library; the Hear Me Read series; God's Children Pray; and Stop! It's Christmas. The Hear Me Read books have sold more than one million copies, helping to teach children to read and learn the Bible worldwide.