Having recently become a father, author Nick Katsoris is delighted to venture into the world of children's literature and plans to design a series of books around Loukoumi and her friends, Dean, Fistiki and Marika. The second book, Growing Up With Loukoumi, will be released in the Fall, 2006 including a CD featuring several celebrity voices. Katsoris is a New York attorney and since 1995 has served as General Counsel of the Red Apple Group. A graduate of Fordham Law School, Nick is Entertainment Editor for the Hellenic Times newspaper, and has published several articles for the American Bar Association and the National Law Journal. Katsoris is also the author of the legal thriller Crimes of Fire and in 2002 he completed a 12 city national book signing tour with Barnes & Noble and other venues. His second legal thriller, a sequel to Crimes of Fire, is expected to be released later this year. Nick is also an advocate of education and in 1989 founded the Hellenic Times Scholarship Fund. Since its inception, he has served as President of the organization and over $1 million has been awarded to over 500 students. He currently resides in Eastchester, New York, with his wife, Voula, a real estate attorney, and their son, Dean.Katsoris, Nick is the author of 'Loukoumi' with ISBN 9780970510013 and ISBN 0970510012.