Marika McCoola is an author, illustrator, and educator. She studied illustration, art history, creative writing, and ceramics at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, Maryland and received her BFA in Illustration in 2009. Marika then went on to study creative writing and children's literature at Simmons College, receiving an MFA in Writing for Children in 2012.
In addition to writing and illustrating, Marika teaches Studio Art and Illustration online for the State University of New York, Empire State College, and works as an indie bookseller. When not in danger of being squashed by books, Marika may be found skiing or contra dancing.
Another slim, emotional novel from Patricia MacLachlan
Truth of Me
by Patricia MacLachlan
grandma Maddie has her own special truth, animals trust her. Staying
with Maddie, Robbie learns he has to find his own truth, his own
special understanding of himself. The special truth about Patricia
MacLachlan's books are that they are simple, poetic, and emotionally
true; each one will leave you changed.