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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''.

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Titles At Your Library

ISBN: 0990641023

Kolb Web Inc. 2014

Written for my granddaughter's birthday. A young confident, curious, compassionate girl wants to help her grandparents with their new puppy. That pup just keeps getting out of the fence. She is determined to figure out how that puppy is getting out before her visit is over.

Bad Dream: 978-0-9906410-5-6
ISBN: 0990641058

Kolb Web Inc. 2017

A boy has a bad dream. His grandfather helps the boy deal with his fear. Things aren't always what they seem, and a little bit of bravery goes a long way.

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