Karl Beckstrand

Karl BeckstrandKarl Beckstrand is a nine-time published author with 17 titles online (reviews by Horn Book blog, School Library Journal, Midwest Book Review and ForeWord Reviews). Raised in San Jose, California, USA, he received a B.A. in journalism from BYU and an M.A. in international organizations from APU. Since 2004 he has run a publishing company—producing captivating stories, ads and scripts. An engaging presenter and consultant, Beckstrand has experience in high tech, public policy, radio, TV and film. He has lived abroad, been a Spanish/English interpreter, and he enjoys volleyball and kayaking (usually not at the same time). Beckstrand’s activity books, Spanish & bilingual books (with pronunciation guide), e-book mysteries, and nonfiction stories feature minority characters and usually end with a twist. His work has appeared on and in: The Children’s Miracle Network, The Congressional Record of the U.S. House of Representatives, Papercrafts Magazine, LDS Film Festival, and various broadcasts.Karl Beckstrand nació en San José, California. Vivió por dos años en Sudamérica y ha enseñado clases de inglés. Él obtuvo su título en periodismo de la Universidad de Brigham Young en Utah. Le encanta compartir historias--ha escrito ocho libros. Uno de esos es la historia real de una inmigrante que no hablaba inglés. Sus libros contienen actividades de búsqueda, de contar, o de cocinar. Muchos incluyen una guía de pronunciación en inglés y español. “Siempre intento incluir un mensaje de coraje, o del valor de compartir”, dice. Él ha escrito contenido para The Children’s Miracle Network, las revistas Biophotonics y PaperCrafts, The Congressional Record of the U.S. House of Representatives, el diario, TV, y la radio.


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