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In a Pickle by Martinko In a Pickle by Martinko In a Pickle by Martinko In a Pickle by Martinko In a Pickle by Martinko

In a Pickle by Martinko

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Hardcover
56 pages, full-color illustration
watercolor
10.5 x 9 inches
December 2020

 

In a Pickle is a warmly told children's tale about a precocious little boy and his schoolyard predicament. It is delightful in its simplicity yet enchanting in the way it mischievously unfolds.

The title quandary involves a classic case of bullying, yet is elevated with a clever solution and ends on a touching bon mot. Bright and warm watercolor illustrations are a visual treat throughout, on par with vintage children’s books of yore.
In a Pickle is both a classic and modern tale. It is for any reader looking to be enchanted by a plucky little boy and his clever dad.
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With your purchase of In A Pickle, a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Horizons National, whose mission is to close gaps of opportunity and access for students in under-resourced communities and empower choice-filled lives.

Awards
• Independent Shorts: Silver Award, Best Animation Short (Los Angeles, November 2020)
• Independent Shorts: Silver Award, Best Children's Short (Los Angeles, November 2020)

 

Nominations
• Indie Shorts Fest: Best Animation Short (USA, January 2021)
• Indie Shorts Fest: Best Adapted Screenplay (USA, January 2021)
• Indie Shorts Fest: Best Original Score—Greg Camp for In A Pickle (USA, January 2021)
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By Martinko
Illustrations by Maggie Mailer