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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Julie Kolb  

Pen Name: Julie Kolb

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Children;

Born: 1964 in Paducah, Kentucky

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Illinois Connection

Kolb lived in Illinois for over twelve years. She first moved to Illinois in 2003, living in North Chicago. Three years later, she moved to live in southern Illinois near the Shawnee National Forest. She obtained her LPN at Shawnee Community College, in Ullin and studied creative writing at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale.

Biographical and Professional Information

Julie Kolb was born and raised in Paducah, Kentucky - just across the Ohio river from Metropolis, Illinois. Her first children's book was a present for her granddaughter's tenth birthday. It was inspired after a summer visit. She's had several articles published by local papers including the ''Vienna Times'', and the ''St. Louis Post Dispatch''.

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes) Kolb Web Inc, 618-645-0022

Selected Titles At Your Library

Bad dream
ISBN: 9780990641056. OCLC Number: 1028639091

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A little boy tells his Grandpa about a bad dream where dragons are chasing him.

ISBN: 9780990641025. OCLC Number: 915138568

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Aimee visits her grandparents during her summer vacation, but this year her cousins are not there while she is visiting.