Patricia Polacco





Patricia Polacco

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July 11, 1944

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Average rating: 4.32 · 46,802 ratings · 4,462 reviews · 63 distinct works · Similar authors
Thank You, Mr. Falker
4.51 of 5 stars 4.51 avg rating — 9,381 ratings — published 1998 — 14 editions
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Pink and Say
4.46 of 5 stars 4.46 avg rating — 6,591 ratings — published 1994 — 6 editions
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The Keeping Quilt
4.38 of 5 stars 4.38 avg rating — 5,046 ratings — published 1988 — 21 editions
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Thunder Cake
4.31 of 5 stars 4.31 avg rating — 3,370 ratings — published 1990 — 9 editions
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Chicken Sunday
4.37 of 5 stars 4.37 avg rating — 2,956 ratings — published 1992 — 9 editions
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My Rotten Redheaded Older B...
4.26 of 5 stars 4.26 avg rating — 1,748 ratings — published 1994 — 9 editions
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The Junkyard Wonders
4.52 of 5 stars 4.52 avg rating — 1,063 ratings — published 2010 — 2 editions
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Rechenka's Eggs
4.24 of 5 stars 4.24 avg rating — 1,115 ratings — published 1988 — 7 editions
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Mrs. Katz and Tush
4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 990 ratings — published 1992 — 11 editions
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The Bee Tree
4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 1,022 ratings — published 1993 — 5 editions
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“Honey is sweet, "and so is knowledge, but knowledge is like the bee that made that sweet honey, you have to chase it through the pages of a book." (taken from "Thank you, Mr. Falker" )”
Patricia Polacco

“Genius is neither learned nor acquired.
It is knowing without experience.
It is risking without fear of failure.
It is perception without touch.
It is understanding without research.
It is certainty without proof.
It is ability without practice.
It is invention without limitations.
It is imagination without boundaries.
It is creativity without constraints.
It is...extraordinary intelligence!”
Patricia Polacco

“You’d have to go through at least four different hugs to get from the kitchen to the front room. Those relatives!’.”
Patricia Polacco, Thank You, Mr. Falker

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