Patricia Polacco





Patricia Polacco

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July 11, 1944

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Average rating: 4.30 · 37,562 ratings · 3,826 reviews · 68 distinct works · Similar authors
Thank You, Mr. Falker
4.51 of 5 stars 4.51 avg rating — 7,113 ratings — published 1998 — 14 editions
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Pink and Say
4.44 of 5 stars 4.44 avg rating — 5,480 ratings — published 1994 — 6 editions
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The Keeping Quilt
4.37 of 5 stars 4.37 avg rating — 4,139 ratings — published 1988 — 20 editions
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Thunder Cake
4.29 of 5 stars 4.29 avg rating — 2,670 ratings — published 1990 — 9 editions
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Chicken Sunday
4.34 of 5 stars 4.34 avg rating — 2,288 ratings — published 1992 — 9 editions
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My Rotten Redheaded Older B...
4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 1,380 ratings — published 1994 — 9 editions
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The Junkyard Wonders
4.53 of 5 stars 4.53 avg rating — 854 ratings — published 2010 — 2 editions
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Rechenka's Eggs
4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 902 ratings — published 1988 — 7 editions
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Mrs. Katz and Tush
4.29 of 5 stars 4.29 avg rating — 781 ratings — published 1992 — 8 editions
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Babushka's Doll
4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 804 ratings — published 1990 — 10 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

“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

“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

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