Ethel Pochocki





Ethel Pochocki


Born
in The United States
September 17, 1925

Died
December 01, 2010


Ethel Frances Pochocki was a children's book author living in Brooks, Maine.

She developed a passion for books and writing working at the New York City Public Library. While raising eight children, she turned to writing in the early morning hours. Her writing career began when she won an essay writing contest about her experience taking in inner city kids with the Fresh Air Project in New York City. Through the 1960s and 1970s, she contributed numerous essays and poems to the leading Catholic publications of the time. Her award winning books include her collaborations with Maine illustrator Mary Beth Owens, such as The Gazebo, Penny for a Hundred and Rosebud and Red Flannel. She also collaborated with award winning illustrator Barry Moser on
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Average rating: 4.07 · 246 ratings · 42 reviews · 29 distinct works
Once Upon a Time Saints

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4.27 avg rating — 49 ratings — published 1977 — 3 editions
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Blessing of the Beasts

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4.05 avg rating — 40 ratings — published 2007 — 3 editions
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The Attic Mice

3.86 avg rating — 36 ratings — published 1990
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Around the Year: Once Upon ...

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4.33 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 2009 — 2 editions
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A Penny for a Hundred

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4.50 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 1991 — 8 editions
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The Mushroom Man

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3.47 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 1993 — 2 editions
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Rosebud & Red Flannel

4.21 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 1991 — 7 editions
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More Once Upon a Time Saints

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Breakthroughs: Classroom Di...

4.10 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2002
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Saints & Heroes

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4.25 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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“He brewed his tea in a blue china pot, poured it into a chipped white cup with forget-me-nots on the handle, and dropped in a dollop of honey and cream. He sat by the window, cup in hand, watching the first snow fall. "I am," he sighed deeply, "contented as a clam. I am a most happy man.”
Ethel Pochocki, Wildflower Tea

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