Julie Falatko

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Julie Falatko is a modern day gadabout with the ability to have deep and meaningful conversations with kitchen appliances, who can parallel park with an 87% success rate, and who writes stories about misunderstood animals trying to find their place in the world. Please hold your applause until the end.

Julie grew up in New Jersey, an only child surrounded by books. She decided at age 8 that she wanted to be either a writer or a librarian, and then was attacked by an evil forgetting ray (she suspects her blender), and so it wasn’t until 25 years later that she remembered, went to library school, and wrote books. She has forgiven the blender.

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Julie is the author of five picture books. Snappsy the Alligator (Did Not Ask to
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Julie Falatko Oh, hurray! I sure do hope you like Snappsy! I'd like to say that it's an accurate test: "if you like James Marshall, Arnold Lobel, William Steig, and…moreOh, hurray! I sure do hope you like Snappsy! I'd like to say that it's an accurate test: "if you like James Marshall, Arnold Lobel, William Steig, and Mac Barnett, then you're sure to love Julie Falatko" but that seems so rampantly egotistical that I'm a little sweaty just typing it.(less)
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I am so honored that Snappsy the Alligator (Did Not Ask to Be in This Book) has been nominated for a 2016 Goodreads Choice award, especially since the other nominees on the picture book list are AMAZING. You have until November 6 to vote in the first round. Go vote!
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