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About Pepper and Frannie
Age Range: 4 – 8 years
Grade Level: 1 – 2
Hardcover: 32 pages
Publisher: Page Street Kids (March 19, 2019)
This charming, energetic story shows the power of friendship through the teamwork of a lovably mismatched pair. Confident Frannie convinces cautious Pepper to give skateboarding a try, but Pepper’s attempts are not all smooth sailing. Luckily, she has a supportive and enthusiastic friend to cheer her on and help her realize her potential. This story is a relatable look at the ups and downs of trying something new, with an encouraging message about the importance of persevering.
Sweet, lively illustrations complement this empowering tale about learning to fall and to get back up again.
About Catherine Lazar Odell
Catherine Lazar Odell is a freelance illustrator and debut picture book author. She studied Industrial Design at Syracuse University and played cello in a touring band before returning to drawing. In her free time, she enjoys riding through the woods on her skateboard. She currently lives in Portland, Oregon, where she sells art at local street fairs.
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