Patricia Polacco

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Patricia Polacco

-Met her best friend when she was about 10 years old and they are still best friends. - She has dyslexia.-Didn't start writing books until she was 41 years old, but always has been an artist!

Fun Facts!

-Always has been good at art-Ukrainian influences in her art and books-Uses pental acetone markers, oil pastals, acrylic paint in her books-Her studio is at an old Victorian house about a block away from her home.

More about her art

-Written about 55 children's books-Many of her books tell her personal stories-Thank You, Mr. Falker is about Patricia's struggle with dyslexia-Chicken Sunday is about her friends and their adventures.-The Keeping Quilt is a real quilt made by her family.

More about her books

She grew up mostly in Michigan and Oakland, CA.Her favorite place to live is Union City, Michigan.

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Patricia Polacco

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