Meet Tara

Author Bio


Tara Anderson was inspired to write her first children’s book, “You Belong Too” to teach kids the importance of including others and accepting one another despite differences.

She believes that practicing empathy and kindness will empower today’s children to become impactful leaders and changemakers of the future.

Tara is the founder of Tara Anderson Books.  She is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) and the Canadian Society of Children’s Authors, Illustrators and Performers (CANSCAIP).  She lives in Southwestern, Ontario with her husband, two teenage sons and two comical Bernese Mountain dogs.

When she is not writing or dreaming up characters for her next book, Tara is outdoors enjoying nature and fulfilling her love of health and fitness.



“Reading is a passport to countless adventures”

Mary Pope Osborne