J P Bailey is a children’s author in Courtenay who writes whimsical rhyming picture books for children, ages 3 to 7 ish. J P has four titles out, two of which are illustrated by local artist David Thrasher. J P’s writing style has been compared to that of Dr. Seuss. J P is also the founder and director of the Big Island BookFest .
OH FIDDLE, OH FADDLE (Children’s)
Patrick’s Pickles, A dill-lite-ful tale about Patrick, who has too many pickles, and his solution to the problem. There’s a Tuba in My Kitchen, a story based on true events, about a mother who finds a giant annoying tuba in her kitchen, and Baboons with Bassoons, a rhyming book about, well, …baboons with bassoons.