Veronica Veetch Coming This September!Posted: March 9, 2017
The 5,000 Friends of Veronica Veetch is a full-color picture book for young, aspiring literary enthusiasts and old-hat bibliophiles. Join Veronica Veetch, a seemingly well-traveled, cultured, and precocious young girl, as she encounters some trouble when her classmates decide she is too snooty for them.
Have you ever wished to travel to Chile, learn to fence, or have tiramisu? Discover Veronica Veetch’s secret in this jaw-dropping story, as you remember to never judge a book by its cover. Grab a cup of tea as you come along for the adventure, and make new “friends” with Veronica Veetch.
The 5,000 Friends of Veronica Veetch is a new book by Jean Hanson. She has written essays and short stories for grown-ups, appearing in a multitude of magazines. A graduate of the Iowa Writers Workshop, she has been recognized with a Pushcart Prize nomination, the Hackney Prize, and many other accolades. Launie Parry, the illustrator, is an award-winning graphic designer whose work has brought many books to life. This is the first book she has both designed and illustrated. Both the author and illustrator reside in Colorado.
Distributed by Legato Publishers Group, an affiliate of Publishers Group West; ISBN 978-1-934649-27-5; $17.95 USA; Juvenile Fiction (ages 4 to 8); hardcover (paper-over-board), 32 pages; 10” x 10”; color illustrations.