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Kalinka and Grakkle

Kalinka and Grakkle

Spring 2018 Picture Books
Ages: 4 - 8 yrs.
Author: Julie Paschkis
ISBN: 978-1-68263-030-3
Hardcover Price: $17.95

In her quirky new picture book, author-illustrator Julie Paschkis ("P. Zonka Lays an Egg," etc.) tells of a busy little bird with bright yellow plumage and a flower-bedecked red cap who insists on "improving" the life of her neighbor, a big, hairy, green grump of beast named Grakkle. Peace finally reigns when a crisis brings the two together in cozy friendship. Paschkis' signature exuberant colors and textile patterns with an Eastern European feel are a feast for the eyes.

Lynne Heffley   ©2018 Parents' Choice
A freelance writer and editor for the arts and non-profit organizations, Lynne is a former staff writer for the Los Angeles Times, where she established the paper's first weekly children's arts and entertainment beat.

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Peachtree Publishers

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