Kandice Can Walk Like a Crab
by Kathy Spall
Kathy Spall studied art and design at the Fashion Institute of Technology and has worked as a fashion designer. She has also taught PE at a preschool and ballet, tap, and acrobatics at a dance studio. Currently she is teaching gymnastics at her local Y. Now Kathy is combining her love of art and children by writing and illustrating picture books. She is working on a book that teaches movement skills and encourages children to join in the fun. Kathy lives with her husband, Walter, and their dog, Zoey, in eastern Pennsylvania. She has two grown children and a granddaughter, Kandice, who is the inspiration for her book. If you want to see more of Kathy’s artwork you can visit her website at https://kjspall2.wixsite.com/mysite.
SUMMER STARTERS: Looking for new writing/illustrating ideas? Is the weather hot, but your mind cool? If so, then check out these prompts from award-winning children’s author (and EPA-SCBWI member) Tony Fredericks. Ready! Set! Go!
- Dorian takes an incredible car trip to Arizona with her equally incredible aunt.
- Someone or something was following him. He was sure of it.
- Sarah builds an enormous sand castle on the beach. The next day a family moves in.