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Kathy Jakobsen is one of America’s premier folk artists. Widely collected, her paintings are included in a number of permanent collections, including those of the Museum of American Folk Art and the Smithsonian. She is the author and/or artist of 3 bestselling titles: My New York, This Land is Your Land, and Johnny Appleseed. Kathy now lives in Florida with her husband and three grown kids just a few miles away.

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Book Chat on My Washington DC, Presidential Pets painting

November 1st, 2016|Comments Off on Book Chat on My Washington DC, Presidential Pets painting

Happy National Picture Book Month! Painting over 200 presidential pets was quite the task! I learned so […]

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Book Signing Event in Clearwater, FL

October 12th, 2016|Comments Off on Book Signing Event in Clearwater, FL

Kathy Jakobsen will be signing her latest highly reviewed children’s picture book, My Washington, DC, at Barnes […]

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Praise for My Washington, D.C.

August 17th, 2016|Comments Off on Praise for My Washington, D.C.

Great reviews are pouring in for ‪My Washington, D.C‬.!  The book, published by Little, Brown/Hachette, hits stores […]

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Sept. 6th Book Release! And a flashback to Easter At The White House

February 6th, 2016|Comments Off on Sept. 6th Book Release! And a flashback to Easter At The White House

Great news! I just heard news from my editor that the My Washington D.C. book release date is […]

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The Book is DONE!

November 24th, 2015|Comments Off on The Book is DONE!

After many years and many interruptions, the My Washington D.C. book is finally done! We had a […]

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E-book coming out for This Land Is Your Land

March 15th, 2015|Comments Off on E-book coming out for This Land Is Your Land

Great news!  Hachette Book Group has come out with an e-book for This Land Is Your Land available […]