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Hi!  I'm Quickly.


I’m Quickly The Magic Spatula, and I was discovered in the attic in an old dusty box. I bring the warmth of Mommy’s kitchen to life in my first book, Quickly The Magic Spatula. This story celebrates those heartfelt family moments that became treasured with time. In Quickly’s Magical Pancake Adventure you’ll join me on an exciting journey and discover delicious pancake recipes from world-famous chefs including Jacques Pepin, Cat Cora, and Roy Yamaguchi. Travel with me in S is for Safari and meet the fascinating animals of South Africa from A to Z. And have more fun when you color your way through Quickly’s Safari Adventure Coloring and Activity Book

Jeryl Abelmann

Jeryl Abelmann is a retired elementary school teacher. She is the recipient of Teacher of the Year Award for the San Ramon Valley Unified School District in California. A member of the California State University, Monterey Bay Women’s Leadership Council, California Writers Club, and The Screen Actors Guild, she loves the movies, theater, writing, and traveling. She has two sons and four adorable grandchildren. She and her husband live in northern California.

Miriam Kronish


Miriam Kronish is a retired principal from the Needham (MA) Public Schools. Over the past decades she has taught at Lesley University and Cambridge College in Massachusetts. Her interests are music, educational pursuits, cooking, theater, reading, and especially writing. She is a National Distinguished Principal and an award-winning Principal in Massachusetts. She currently serves on the Board of Directors at the Academy for Lifelong Learning at Cape Cod Community College. She lives in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, with her husband.

Chason Matthams

Chason Matthams is the "Children's Book Winner" for his illustrations for Quickly The Magic Spatula from the Hollywood Book Festival. He is a graduate of the Fine Arts Department of New York University. His artistic works include illustrations, painting, and portraiture. He received his MFA in studio art from NYU where he continues to teach painting as an adjunct professor. He lives in New York City and has shown his artwork in galleries from New York to San Francisco.

Daniel J. Seward


Illustrator Daniel J. Seward worked as a graphic artist in Silicon Valley and taught digital illustration, 2D animation, and graphic design at Butte College in Oroville, California. He is also the founder of VOICE Magazine. Daniel enjoys illustrating children's books and helping clients meet their technical goals. He is married and lives in northern Idaho.

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