Celebrating Earth Month with Author Victoria Kann

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PBS Books, in collaboration with GBH, is pleased to present a conversation to celebrate Earth Month with New York Times Best-Selling author and illustrator Victoria Kann, who is also the Co-Executive and Co-Executive Producer of the hit PBS Kids series, “Pinkalicious & Peterrific.”  Join us as Victoria Kann reads “Emeraldalicious” and discusses the importance of Pinkalicious and Peter taking care of their park.  Our program will be fun for all as we explore the power of rhyming, kindness, and imagination. Plus we’ll discuss ways to get started recycling…Because together we can make a difference for our environment for the earth. Don’t miss this special program!


“Emeraldalicious: A Springtime Book For Kids” follows Pinkalicious and Peter on their visit to their favorite park, but on the way Pinkalicious’s wand breaks. She isn’t worried at all, because she knows just what to do. She takes a stick, some vines, and a very special flower to make a magical wand. When Pinkalicious and Peter finally arrive at the park it’s covered in stinky trash! But never fear, Pinkalicious is here with her magical wand, lots of love, and pinktastic rhymes to turn the trash into an Emeraldalicious paradise. Pinkalicious combines magic, love, and imagination to turn an ordinary place into an Emeraldalicious world.


Launched February 2018, “Pinkalicious & Peterrific” has five seasons and seventy episodes. It is the go-to children’s series for creativity and arts. Pinkalicious Pinkerton is unique, one of a kind, and pinkatastic (an original word by an original kid)! Together with their friends and neighbors in Pinkville, Pinkalicious and her younger brother Peter get into all kinds of artful adventures. Based on Victoria Kann’s best-selling picture book series, “Pinkalicious and Peterrific,” for kids ages 3 to 6, models the power of teamwork and creative thinking to solve problems — and very cool, often unexpected things occur when these colorful characters join forces.



Victoria Kann is the award-winning illustrator and author of the picture book series featuring the whimsical and effervescent “Pinkalicious,” and the Co-Executive Producer of the hit PBS Kids series, “Pinkalicious & Peterrific. “She wrote and illustrated The New York Times number-one bestsellers “Goldilicious,” “Silverlicious” and “Emeraldalicious;” she also co authored and illustrated the first two books in the series, “Pinkalicious” and “Purplicious,” as well as “Pinkalicious: the Musical,” which premiered in New York to sold-out audiences and continues to be performed across the country. Before that, Victoria was commissioned to illustrate for magazines and newspapers including “Time,” “Business Week,” “Harper’s Magazine,” “The Washington Post” and “The New York Times.” She is a graduate of The Rhode Island School of Design and has taught at RISD, Parson’s and The School of Visual Arts.

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