Kathy DeZarn Beynette: When Your Porcupine Feels Prickly
Hardcover Smyth-sewn book, with dust jacket
48 pages, with 22 color paintings of animals, each paired with a short poem
Written and illustrated by Kathy DeZarn Beynette
Size: 7 x 7 in.
In this delightful book, 22 of Kathy DeZarn Beynette’s bright and joyous animal paintings are paired with poems about the creatures portrayed. Sweetly hilarious and unfailingly kind, the poems model good manners based on respect, empathy, and compassion—gently imparted life lessons that extend naturally to the human world and its inevitable quirks and foibles. Infused with the artist’s passion for animals, art, and the written word, When Your Porcupine Feels Prickly will be treasured by children and adults alike.
When your porcupine feels prickly,
don’t assume that she is sickly.
Our vet told us not to worry:
porcupines are never furry.