In Memory: Kate Duke

Compiled by Cynthia Leitich Smith

Obituary: Kate Duke by Shannon Maughan from Publishers Weekly. Peek: “Children’s author and illustrator Kate Duke, known for her playful concept books starring an affable cast of guinea pigs, died unexpectedly at her home in New Haven, Ct., on Sunday, April 20.”

Writer and Artist Kate Duke Dies at 57 by Mahnaz Dar from School Library Journal. Peek: “Charmingly illustrated, Duke’s works were also informational, conveying concepts such as letters and counting or the idea of storytelling.”

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  1. So sad, my condolences go out to her family. I'd forgotten about this book until seeing it just now. I'd love to get it for my little guy someday.

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