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March 6, 2017

Join my Virtual Release Party!

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 event, or can recommend a bookstore or nature […]

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February 3, 2017

A gorgeous and lyrical picture book: THE SECRET LIFE OF THE RED FOX

“★ A rich reading experience awaits those who pick up this title.”— School Library Journal, starred review FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 2017 Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights, is pleased to announce the March publication of THE SECRET LIFE OF THE RED FOX, written by renowned science author Laurence Pringle and illustrated by Kate Garchinsky. This […]

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January 20, 2017

★ STARRED REVIEW – SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL

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 named Vixen as she explores her habitat, hunts, […]

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December 15, 2016

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

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 in winter and forages plant foods the rest […]

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February 4, 2015

Moyamensing means Pigeon Droppings

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 info at the event FACEBOOK PAGE. I go […]

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August 20, 2014

SCBWI Logo Contest Winner

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 June 26, 2014. The online Call For Entry asked […]

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August 19, 2014

Exhibit: “The Plight of the Passenger Pigeon” at the Audubon Mansion

AUDUBON, PA — Opening Reception on Saturday, September 13, 2014, 10:00 AM – NOON Live book readings by Kate Garchinsky (10:30 am) and Ponder Goembel, Artist(11:00 am) Show hangs through Saturday, November 15, 2014 This special exhibit, displayed in the historical childhood home of John James Audubon, will honor the life and loss of the Passenger Pigeon. Once the […]

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Exhibit: Kate Garchinsky’s Passenger Pigeons at the Woodson Art Museum

WAUSAU, WI —  From September 2, 2014 through July, 2015, the Woodson Art Museum presents Legacy Lost & Saved: Extinct and Endangered Birds of North America. The exhibition comprises artistic portrayals of extinct and endangered species, including the great auk, passenger pigeon, Carolina parakeet, heath hen, and Labrador duck, which are recent extinctions – designated as […]

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May 7, 2014

Passenger Pigeon, Adult Male honored at the John James Audubon Center

Audubon, PA—During the month of April 2014, two of Kate Garchinsky’s passenger pigeon paintings hung in the historic barn at the John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove. The annual “Drawn From Nature” exhibit was juried by Lynne Horoschak, program manager of the MA in Art Education with an Emphasis in Special Populations at Moore College of […]

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December 2, 2013

San Francisco Ballet launches Nutcracker app, illustrated and written by Kate Garchinsky

SAN FRANCISCO, CA Monday, December 2, 2013–San Francisco Ballet, the country’s oldest professional company and the first to perform the full-length Nutcracker in America, today announced the launch of a Nutcracker interactive storybook application. Designed for children ages 6-10 and their families, the animated iPad app allows users to not only experience SF Ballet’s production of Nutcracker through original […]

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May 2, 2012

Active clients this week:

Good Neighbor Press, educational product development; Eco Universal Productions, Eco Enrico game & eBook; Brian Krümm, children’s book illustrator; 110%, athletic compression gear.

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April 13, 2012

SCBWI Scholarship

I have been awarded a full scholarship to the 20th Annual Pocono Mountain Retreat via the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators in eastern Pennsylvania (SCBWI-EPA)! Free admission, free room and board at the Shawnee Inn, one on one time with editors and art directors, including Laurent Linn from Simon & Schuster Books for Young […]

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April 11, 2012

National Library Week and WePAC

On Wednesday, April 11, I read my manuscript, Time to Fly to three classes of Kindergartners and First Graders at Charles Drew School in West Philadelphia, as part of WePAC’s celebration of National Library Week. In the past 2 years, WePAC (West Philadelphia Alliance for Children) has reopened, staffed, and stocked dozens of libraries in […]

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May 11, 2011

Photos from Recent Shows

April 1-30, 2011 “Water” Juried Show Newark Arts Alliance Newark, Delaware Entry: White Clay Creek Snow Melt March 4-5, 2011 NOMAD Artists First Friday Artspace Lansdowne Lansdowne, Pennsylvania Sold: Dead Bird I: Juvenile Cardinal (Window Collision)

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May 1, 2011

“Sing Me to Sleep” Awards Celebrations

Source: IndieLullabies.com As we approach the 1 year anniversary of the official release of “Sing Me to Sleep – Indie Lullabies,” we are very proud to celebrate the prestigious awards and accolades our compilation received from professionals in the music, parenting, and publication industries in the past 12 months. 10th Annual Independent Music Awards Nominee […]

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November 6, 2010

Twitter Updates for 2010-11-06

James Medd of Word mag discusses Kindie after attending my London Pyjama Party for "Sing Me to Sleep: Indie… http://fb.me/LHaVqEY0 #

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November 3, 2010

Awards!

American Laundromat Records has announced that Sing Me to Sleep: Indie Lullabies has received the following music awards: 2010 NAPPA Gold Medal (Music: Lullabies category) 2010 Seal of Excellence from Creative Child Magazine (CDs: Sleep aids category) I’m both giddy and honored to receive recognition from these highly-respected parenting publications. Thank you!

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August 24, 2010

Featured in the July 2010 issue of Word mag

From IndieLullabies.com: “‘Stage invasions aren’t supposed to be this cute. As sprightly folk-popsters The Leisure Society launch into their second number, a two-year-old wobbles up to the front of the stage, making it to the edge before he’s whisked off by his mother to a murmur of aahs.’ James Medd of Word interviewed SMTS co-producer and […]

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August 19, 2010

Twitter Updates for 2010-08-19

has an appointment to meet the chair of the MFA Illustration program at School of Visual Arts next Thurs. NYC feels rather magnetic lately. #

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August 7, 2010

Twitter Updates for 2010-08-07

Frog in progress… http://twitpic.com/2c1dbn #

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