Tracy Marchini

Writes Books. Loves Ducks.
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“Marchini’s story and economy of telling display the chicken as total id, and Felix’s pencil-and-watercolor illustrations are genuine works of art. A surprising gem.” – Kirkus Reviews (starred review) on Chicken Wants a Nap

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#Thankful4PBs Q&A with Tara Lazar

Today, I'm thrilled to welcome Tara Lazar back to the blog for a #Thankful4PBs Q&A about 7 Ate 9! Tell us a bit about 7 Ate 9: 7 ATE 9: THE UNTOLD STORY is the tale behind the joke “Why is 6 afraid of 7?” I imagined a panic-stricken 6 running to a...

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#Thankful4PBs Q&A with Jannie Ho

It's Bear and Chicken's book birthday, and I'm pleased to have author-illustrator Jannie Ho on the blog to celebrate! Tells us a bit about Bear and Chicken: BEAR AND CHICKEN is my debut picture book as author/illustrator. It is about a bear who finds a...

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#Thankful4PBs Q&A with Nancy Churnin

Today, I'm excited to welcome Nancy Churnin to the blog for the first #Thankful4PBs Q&A! Tell us a bit about Manjhi Moves A Mountain: Manjhi Moves A Mountain is the true story of Manjhi, a man in India who was determined to make things better for the...

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#Thankful4PBs 2017 Picture Book Giveaway

As we head towards the end of the year, I'm excited to announce the #Thankful4PBs picture book giveaway! During the month of November, we'll be collecting entries for a chance to win one of four picture book prize packs. The grand prize winner will receive a copy of...

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It’s #PubDay for Chicken Wants a Nap!

Today is the daaaaaaaay! Chicken Wants a Nap is on bookstore and library shelves! To celebrate, I'm sharing tips on how to think like an agent over at the BookEnds blog. From the post: I’m not advocating that you write for the market – the market will shift and...

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