Julie Paschkis, P. Zonka Lays an Egg

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We love love love the art and storytelling of local author/illustrator Julie Paschkis. 

See her unbelievably impressive list of books below, to marvel at the breadth of just some of this powerhouse woman's talent!

The book we're celebrating this day is egggstra special! P. Zonka is a very unusual chicken that you're sure to enjoy reading all about!

As a special treat, Julie has decorated some eggs in her singular style and we'll be doing an egg hunt or raffle to award them to lucky guests! 

Go to Julie's website, where you can see her fine art prints now for sale at Julie Paprika.

Event date: 

Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 2:00pm

Event address: 

Secret Garden
2214 NW Market St
98107-4024 Seattle
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P. Zonka Lays an Egg Cover Image
By Julie Paschkis, Julie Paschkis (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781561458196
Availability: Special Order
Published: Peachtree Publishing Company - April 1st, 2015

Why doesn't P. Zonka, an imaginative hen whose head is always in the clouds, lay eggs?


Mooshka, a Quilt Story Cover Image
By Julie Paschkis, Julie Paschkis (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781561456208
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Published: Peachtree Publishing Company - March 1st, 2012

Karla loves her special quilt, Mooshka. But Mooshka is more than just a quilt.
Karla's grandmother lovingly pieced Mooshka together using scraps of fabric from members of Karla's family. Each square, or "schnitz," shares a special memory of Karla's ancestors and their lives. Mooshka speaks, comforting Karla at bedtime with whispered stories.


Apple Cake: A Recipe for Love Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780547807454
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 4th, 2012

In this lovely valentine of a book, Julie Paschkis offers young readers a glimpse of the extraordinary world that can be hidden in the simplest of things. Alfonso loves his colorful, magical existence. He also loves the brilliant, beautiful Ida. But Ida, nose in a book, just doesn’t seem to notice.


Pablo Neruda: Poet of the People Cover Image
By Monica Brown, Julie Paschkis (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780805091984
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - March 29th, 2011

Once there was a little boy named Neftalí who loved wild things wildly and quiet things quietly. From the moment he could talk, he surrounded himself with words. Neftalí discovered the magic between the pages of books. When he was sixteen, he began publishing his poems as Pablo Neruda.


Glass Slipper, Gold Sandal: A Worldwide Cinderella: A Worldwide Cinderella (Worldwide Stories) Cover Image
By Paul Fleischman, Julie Paschkis (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780805079531
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - September 4th, 2007

Once upon a time, in Mexico . . . in Ireland . . . in Zimbabwe . . . there lived a girl who worked all day in the rice fields . . . then spent the night by the hearth, sleeping among the cinders.


Summer Birds: The Butterflies of Maria Merian Cover Image
By Margarita Engle, Julie Paschkis (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780805089370
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - April 27th, 2010

In the Middle Ages, people believed that insects were evil, born from mud in a process called spontaneous generation. Maria Merian was only a child, but she disagreed. She watched carefully as caterpillars spun themselves cocoons, which opened to reveal summer birds, or butterflies and moths.


Happy Adoption Day! Cover Image
By John McCutcheon, Julie Paschkis (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780316603232
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 1st, 2001

This adaptation of McCutcheon's song commemorates the day when a child joins an adoptive family. Complete with musical notation, these verses reassure adopted children they are special. Full-color illustrations.


Here Comes Grandma! Cover Image
By Janet Lord, Julie Paschkis (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780805076660
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - September 1st, 2005

Get ready! Grandma is coming for a visit!

Grandma is coming to see you! And it doesn't matter if she has to ride on a train, ski down a mountain, or pedal a bicycle to get there. Here she comes!

With its cozy size, bouncy text, and delightful pictures, this book is perfect for toddlers and their families to share.


Who Put the Cookies in the Cookie Jar? Cover Image
By George Shannon, Julie Paschkis (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780805091977
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - March 5th, 2013

It's easy to take a cookie out of the cookie jar: just reach in. But how does it get in there in the first place? It's more complicated than you might think. Someone has to milk the cow, grow the wheat, harvest the sugar cane—everyone has a special job to do to make that cookie possible.


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