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Hi Jacketflappers! I live on a hill overlooking the Root River and Washington Park Woods. This setting provides me a parade of animals and ever changing natural events. (I love to create animal characters.) My long career as an Art Specialist (teacher) was an enjoyable challenge with unbelievable experiences. Now retired, I can devote myself to illustrating and writing whenever the mood strike... More
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1. The Secret Life of Walter Kitty (Hardcover)
    Author: Barbara Jean Hicks
    Illustrator: Dan Santat
    Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Ages 4-8 4/28/2008
Catherine said: If I were still teaching, we would be reading this book and drawing about our pets' secret lives. This inspiring book is appealing to children and cat lovers who think we know about the secret lives ...more
tags: inspired me
64 Reviews  
2. The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain (Caldecott Honor Book) (Har...
    Author: Peter Sis
    Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Ages 4-8 1/2/2008
Catherine said: Just got back from Russia in September. I love the layout of the illustrations, not to mention the story!
tags: I read
480 Reviews  
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Comment by Adam Webb on 1/11/2011 at 9:39 AM:
Thanks for your note, keep in touch :)
Comment by Barbara Jean Hicks on 4/22/2008 at 7:34 PM:
Love your library cat, Catherine--the Guiding Light! I know how you must have felt when your cat died. We had Miguel, a rescued tuxedo cat, for only three or four years before he died of complications from an injury he had before we adopted him. He left a big hole in our lives. He inspired two of my... more
Comment by Randy Young on 4/9/2008 at 10:27 AM:
Thnx for the message. Your trip sounded wonderful. I would have never wanted to leave. Incredible. I guess you took lots of pictures.
I paint Acrylic on canvas and I found a photographer that lives in Europe and he is great. I wrote to him and he gave me permission to paint from his photo... more
Comment by Jan Godown Annino on 3/11/2008 at 10:02 PM:
~Yes & it's a badger to remember. Such whimsey. Thanks for the note.
Keep the pencils sketching & ink flowing ~

jgannino (brownie on the jf)
Comment by Eric Hammond on 1/3/2008 at 1:41 PM:
Hello, Catherine.
Welcome to JacketFlap.

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