Paul and His Ukulele

Paul and His Ukulele
Paul and His Ukulele

Paul and His Ukulele

By Robert Broder, Illustrated by Jenn Kocsmiersky



40 Pages, 10 x 8.5

Formats: Hardcover Picture Book, PDF

Hardcover Picture Book, $17.99 (US $17.99) (CA $23.99)

ISBN 9780999024928

Rights: WOR

Chicago Review Press (Sep 2018)
Chicago Review Press-Ripple Grove Press

Price: $17.99
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Not all who wander are lost, sometimes they’re just searching for a new song.Paul was given a present. “A guitar?” said Paul. “It’s a ukulele.” said his parents.Paul loved his ukulele and spent all his time crafting his own song. As he got older, Paul knew it was time to head out in search of something new.When his travels took him to one small town, the unexpected happened. But from unexpected circumstances can come new friendships and new experiences. And maybe that new song he’s been looking for.


"An impressively original and immensely entertaining picture book story." —Midwest Book Review

"Here is a quiet story of a life made happy by following a passion for music." —Maryann Owen, Booklist

Author Biography

Robert Broder loves picture books, cold weather, and warm chocolate chip cookies. He likes all dogs and only two cats. When he’s not outside hiking with his family, he’s inside playing his ukulele. He lives in Portland, Oregon. Jenn Kocsmiersky is a freelance watercolor artist and illustrator. She studied American Studies, fine art, and cultural studies and taught writing in higher education for ten years before pursuing an art career. She is particularly interested in increasing diversity in children’s literature. She lives in Malta, New York.