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"Patchwork Helps A Friend" Special Story Hour with Jacqueline Schmidt
Celebrate the power of friendship at a special crafty story hour with Jacqueline Schmidt, illustrator of the Patchwork Helps a Friend, written by Gail Greiner. After her reading, Jacqueline will lead kids in a fun patchwork coloring activity.Never underestimate the power of good friends! Patchwork, a colorfully quilted stuffed bear, sets forth on a quirky journey and enlists the help of his wildly eclectic bunch of buddies, including a great blue whale, a mama-loving llama, and a gracious narwhal, to help him repair his best pal, a raggedy bear named Fred.
|Jacqueline Schmidt is the illustrator behind Screech Owl Design; her immediately recognizable style has made her whimsical depictions of natural and urban imagery (birds on bicycles is a recurring motif) popular as stationery, prints, and textiles at retailers such as Anthropologie, Papyrus, and more. She has an MFA in creative arts therapy and early childhood development and is the former creative director for Moomah. Jacqueline grew up in New York City, and now makes her home in Brooklyn, NY with her beloved husband, son, and cat.|