Tag Archives: Kate Garchinsky

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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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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★ 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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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?

2015: A New Year of Renewal

Kate/ January 6, 2015/ blog

A new year. A blank slate. A chance to renew ourselves. To revisit our goals.  This time last year I revisited my goal to be a working nature writer and illustrator. I had had enough of just-scraping-by doing work that taxed me, rather than rewarding me—mentally, physically, monetarily,

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