New! A PenguinArt Pack o’ Stickers

Kate/ July 31, 2017/ blog, news

Hey birds! My wizard brother Ryan Garchinsky and I have teamed up to create our first pack of PenguinArt stickers for iTunes, now available for FREE in the App Store.  This is just the beginning. I have lots more to do. Penguins, flamingos, pigeons, turkeys, foxes, and bats! But

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A Letter to the Author, Mr. Pringle

Kate/ April 7, 2017/ blog

Traditional protocol in children’s publishing somewhat clearly forbids direct interaction between the author who wrote a story (and who might want to influence the illustrator’s decisions) and the illustrator chosen to illustrate it (with their own creative vision). So it has been for hundreds of thousands of

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Coming to a den near you

Kate/ April 4, 2017/ events, news

This is a list of my upcoming events, last updated 4/17/2017 4/28 Philadelphia Science Festival Book Reading What: Star Party Storytime at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum When: Friday, April 28, 2017 at 7:30pm Where: Visitor Center, USFWS John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum8601 Lindbergh

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Join my Virtual Release Party!

Kate/ March 6, 2017/ events, news

Please share! My The Secret Life of the Red Fox is being released tomorrow, and we’ve started celebrating. Join the virtual party! I’m putting together a few storytime/nature walk combo events in the coming weeks, with details coming soon. If you’d like to host a brick-and-mortar book signing/nature/art

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The Secret Fox is Hot to Trot!

Kate/ March 1, 2017/ blog

It’s been months and months since I received my first copy of my first book in the mail. At long last I have two boxes of The Secret Life of the Red Fox to sell and give away as I see fit. I’m working on an idea

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Take Care of Yourself

Kate/ January 20, 2017/ blog

When the world is a scary mystery, it’s time for self-care. Self-care can be as simple as calling a friend and hearing a compassionate voice, or as elaborate as a trip to a secluded beach on a private island. For me, it’s paying attention to the birds. Really,

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★ STARRED REVIEW – SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL

Kate/ January 20, 2017/ blog, news

Source: SLJ.com PRINGLE, Laurence. The Secret Life of the Red Fox. illus. by Kate Garchinsky. 32p. further reading. glossary. Boyds Mills. Mar. 2017. Tr $16.95. ISBN 9781629792606. Gr 1-4 –Beginning on a snowy afternoon in February and ending in early autumn, this book centers on a fox

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KIRKUS REVIEW OF ‘THE SECRET LIFE OF THE RED FOX’

Kate/ December 15, 2016/ news

Source: Kirkus.com  This yearlong chronicle explores the physical attributes, habits, and habitat of the red fox. While “her long, fluffy tail covers her body like a blanket,” Vixen, a red fox, is oblivious to the February snows. With her acute senses of smell and hearing, Vixen hunts

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