Mary Batten is a writer for television, film and publishing.  Hew new eBook is "How To Have Sex If You're Not Human." She is the author of some 15 nature/science books for adults and children, dozens of magazine articles and 30 television scripts for Time-Life Films, National Geographic, Walt Disney Educational Media, and others. She was nominated for an Emmy for her work on the Children’s Television Workshop’s 3-2-1 CONTACT series. Her books include Sexual Strategies: How Females Choose Their Mates, which The New York Times called “Fun and delightful to read, offering an abundance of fascinating facts.” This book led to an appearance on OPRAH. Her children’s book, Aliens from Earth: When Animals and Plants Invade Other Ecosystems, won the 2006 Izaak Walton League of America Conservation Book of the Year Award and was adopted by New York City Public Schools in support of the 4th grade science requirement for study of ecosystems. Her magazine articles have appeared in Cosmopolitan, Ladies Home Journal, Modern Maturity and others.  Her magazine article for Science Digest, “Sexual Choice: The Female’s Newly Discovered Role,” won The Newswomen’s Club of New York’s Front Page Award for best feature story.