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Eileen Pieczonka

KJZZ StoryFest Author 2019

About Eileen Pieczonka

Eileen Pieczonka is an award-winning children’s book author, and an advocate for children’s literacy and animal welfare. After adopting a senior rescue Jamie, they trained to become a therapy team, visiting libraries to help children enhance their reading skills. Seeing how Jamie encouraged children to read, fueled Eileen’s passion for children’s literacy and inspired her to write. Eileen supports children’s and animal rescue foundations by donating her Blueberry Bear books for their fundraisers. To learn more about Eileen and her therapy dog Jamie, please visit,