Campbell, CA, (January 11, 2012): FastPencil proudly announces the publication of the award-winning book Quickly's Magical Pancake Adventure. Authors Miriam Kronish and Jeryl Abelmann once again bring their character Quickly, The Magic Spatula, to life.
In this endearing tale, the authors weave fantasy with reality. Quickly's quest – to learn all about pancakes and to search for great pancake recipes – takes him on an adventure where he meets some of the most famous chefs who ever wielded a spatula. This children's book features 25 pancake recipes from world famous chefs, including Jacques Pépin, Roy Yamaguchi, Cat Cora, Michael Chiarello, and Charles Phan.
This is a book like no other – it is both for children and for the significant adults in their lives. Illustrated charmingly by Chason Matthams, the pictures are stunning in their visual effects.
Miriam Kronish teaches at Cambridge College in Massachusetts. She is a former principal in the Needham Public Schools, a National Distinguished Principal and an Honored Principal in the State of Massachusetts.
Jeryl Abelmann is a former elementary school teacher. She is a recipient of Teacher of the Year for the San Ramon Valley Unified School District in California. She is a member of the Carmel Bach Festival Board of Directors, the Mt. Diablo Branch of the California Writers Club, and the Screen Actors Guild.
Illustrator Chason Matthams is a graduate of the Fine Arts Department of New York University. He is pursuing his MFA in Studio Art. He is currently an adjunct professor teaching painting and drawing at NYU. He lives in New York.
Quickly's Magical Pancake Adventure will be named an award-winning book by the 2011 New England Book Festival at an award ceremony this month in Boston, Massachusetts.
Quickly The Magic Spatula is the 2011 "Children's Books Winner" of the Hollywood Book Festival, the Gold Medal Winner – Moonbeam Spirit Children's Book Award, and the Bay Area Independent Publishers Association named Quickly "Best Children's Picture Book."
The Quickly Series is published by FastPencil, a California company founded by Michael Ashley and managed by Steve Wilson. They offer a wide range of services for their clients’ book publishing needs, including their new Premiere service, featuring authors such as Mercer Mayer, Mark Victor Hansen and Bill Froelich. They embrace the future of book publishing and seek to help their clients take control of their publishing experience.
Author Interview Video via YouTube:
Long 3:47: http://www.youtube.com/v/dYJp_LdPa24?fs=3&hl=en_US
Short 1:01: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5rf6uhZXoU
The Quickly Series, Quickly The Magic Spatula and Quickly's Magical Pancake Adventure, is available in paperback and hard cover, as well as an epub. It can be purchased directly from the publisher, FastPencil, at the book's website, http://www.quicklythemagicspatula.com or http://www.quicklysmagicalpancakeadventure.com, and at bookstores and online retailers such as BandN.com and Amazon.com.
Contact the authors, Jeryl Abelmann & Miriam Kronish, to request interviews, presentations, book signings, and other appearances. Please e-mail Jeryl Abelmann at: firstname.lastname@example.org
307 Orchard City Drive, Suite 210
Campbell, CA 95008
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