Category Archives: news

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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★ 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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Come to Nerd Nite tonight!

Kate/ February 4, 2015/ blog, events, news

Tonight I’m giving a short presentation about Passenger Pigeons and their demise at Nerd Nite Philadelphia. It’s a great lineup, so if you’re not into dead pigeons, but like dogs or other food, there will be something for you! Plus beer, wine, and bratwurst. Get all the info

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Moyamensing means Pigeon Droppings

Kate/ February 4, 2015/ blog, events, news

Tonight I’m giving a short presentation about Passenger Pigeons and their demise at Nerd Nite Philadelphia. It’s a great lineup, so if you’re not into dead pigeons, but like other food or dogs, there will be something for you! Plus beer, wine, and bratwurst. Get all the

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SCBWI Logo Contest Winner

Kate/ August 20, 2014/ graphic design, news

KING OF PRUSSIA, PA – The Eastern Pennsylvania (EPA) chapter of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) has a new logo, designed and illustrated by Kate Garchinsky. Adrienne Wright, Regional Illustration Coordinator for EPA, announced a logo re-design contest for the chapter’s logo on

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