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Award-winning author and illustrator Julie Paschkis casts a spell to transform word play into an entertaining and hilarious picture book that's perfect for reading aloud.

With his trusty assistant, Zaza, by his side, magician the Great Aziz can turn
a dish into a fish,
a rose into a hose,
and a wire into a fire.
But when Aziz turns Zaza's
wig into a pig -
well, he's gone too far!

This beautifully illustrated picture book by critically acclaimed author and illustrator Julie Paschkis will have readers laughing out loud at this very silly story, all while learning very basic lessons about word play.

About the Author

Julie Paschkis

Julie Paschkis is a painter, textile designer, and award winning illustrator and author of books for children.

Her latest book, which she wrote and illustrated is APPLE CAKE - A LOVE STORY.
PABLO NERUDA:POET OF THE PEOPLE by Monica Brown is an Americas Award Winner and an Orbis Pictus Honor book. NIGHT GARDEN: POEMS FROM THE WORLD OF DREAMS by Janet Wong was a 2000 New York Times Best Illustrated Book. YELLOW ELEPHANT by Julie Larios received a 2006 Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Award Book. Many of her books have been named to Best Books of the Year list including GLASS SLIPPER, GOLD SANDAL by Paul Fleischman, which a NY Times Notable Book, a BookSense Pick, a New York Public Library 100 Best Book, and a Kirkus Best Book for 2007.

You can see her love of pattern and folk art in her work. All of her work tells stories. The many children's books she has illustrated include folk tales, poetry and biography.

She blogs with 3 other children's book creators at Books Around The Table at wordpress.

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