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Secrets I Know

Written by Kallie George & illustrated by Paola Zakimi
Published by Schwartz & Wade
4.25 / 7.0
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Goodreads Rating - 3.4 / 5.0
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May 23, 2017
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Perfect for fans of Liz Garton Scanlon’s All the World and Amy Krouse Rosenthal’s I Wish You More, this charming, whimsical story about one imaginative little girl’s magical world is sure to enchant readers young and old.

Follow the girl throughout a day spent in her own backyard, and you’ll discover lots of secrets only she can tell. For example, did you know that whispers hide in trees? Or that trees make great umbrellas? With a simple, poetic text from Kallie George and extraordinary illustrations from debut artist Paola Zakimi, here is a book families will read again and again and treasure for years to come.

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Mr. Staccato
Spent many carefree hours hunting clues with the Hardy boys and defending Redwall Abbey.
4.25 / 7.0

More of a book for adults. It’s sweet and has cute phrases, but is a little boring for kids.

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Who Wrote Secrets I Know

Kallie George

Kallie George is an author, speaker and instructor of creative writing workshops. She has a master’s degree in children’s literature from the University of British Columbia. She has worked in the publishing industry and been a picture book editor for a number of years. She has written many acclaimed, award-winning books for young readers including the chapter book series, The Heartwood Hotel and The Magical Animal Adoption Agency, and her latest, a middle grade series, Wings of Olympus. Her picture books include, Duck, Duck, Dinosaur, Secrets I Know, The Lost Gift, and The Doll Hospital. Her early readers include the Tiny Tales series, and Anne Arrives, inspired by Anne of Green Gables. Kallie has always loved writing from the time she was a child, and now loves to bring that same joy to the students she meets. More information about Kallie is available on her websites at,, and

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Who Illustrated Secrets I Know

Paola Zakimi

Paola Zakimi was born and raised in cold Patagonia, Argentina. She studied art and graphic design in Buenos Aires. She illustrated <em>Teddy & Co.</em> by Cynthia Voigt and <em>Secrets I Know</em> by Kallie George. She lives in Villa Giardino, Argentina.

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Publication Date:
May 23, 2017

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