Julie’s Library

Joan Procter, Dragon Doctor and Mr. Crum’s Potato Predicament

Aug. 12, 2020

What would it be like to befriend a Komodo dragon? Or invent a totally new food? Today’s books are inspired by true stories about extraordinary people. Plus, soul food scholar Adrian Miller on what happens when you combine Kool-Aid and… pickles! Submit your Wonderful Words at julieslibraryshow.org/contact. Support the podcast at julieslibraryshow.org/donate

This episode is sponsored by KiwiCo (kiwico.com/library) and Laurel Springs (laurelsprings.com/library).

Today’s featured books: “Joan Procter, Dragon Doctor: The Woman Who Loved Reptiles” written by Patricia Valdez, illustrated by Felicita Sala. Copyright © 2018. Used with permission of Knopf Books for Young Readers, Penguin Random House. All rights reserved.

“Mr. Crum's Potato Predicament” written by Anne Renaud, illustrated by Felicita Sala. Copyright © 2017. Used with permission of Kids Can Press. All rights reserved.

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