Tag Archives: birds

KIRKUS reviews Belle’s Journey

Kate/ April 6, 2018/ blog, news, reviews

BELLE’S JOURNEY: AN OSPREY TAKES FLIGHT ~ ISBN: 9781580897921, 112pp. Pub Date: May 15, 2018 “A young osprey named Belle completes her first 4,000-mile solo migration from Massachusetts to South America and back. One spring, Dr. B., a scientist on Martha’s Vineyard who studies ospreys, selects Belle, a

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Once Upon an Endling

Kate/ February 21, 2018/ birds, blog

I was 39 years old when I first learned the extinction story of the Carolina Parakeet. I had been volunteering in wild bird care at Tri-State Bird Rescue in Newark, Delaware. Every day I spent there, I learned of another threat humans impose on birds. Car collisions,

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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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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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Rain, Randomly

Kate/ June 27, 2015/ blog

The rain sounds like crinkle paper as it overflows the gutters and forms pools around the house. The trees dance in the wind gusts. Water coats the surface of every sill. Every place has it’s own style of rain. Here in Philadelphia, an evening thunderstorm is summer

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12 Days in Costa Rica

Kate/ June 12, 2015/ blog

12 days in Costa Rica helped me prepare for this late spring heat wave. 12 days in Costa Rica taught me a lot about cloud forests, rainforests, and tropical birds. 12 days in Costa Rica cleared my mind of past ghosts and made room for new thoughts

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On the Drafting Table: Ospreys

Kate/ January 8, 2015/ blog

Osprey sketches for a children’s illustrated chapter book. Sketches are done, color to come. All images ©2015 Kate Garchinsky. All rights reserved. Do you like?

#RememberMartha

Kate/ August 29, 2014/ birds, blog

Use this image to #RememberMartha in your social media streams on 9/1/14. Full post to come on the subject.      Do you like?