The following list are books either illustrated by Kate or where Kate was a contributing author. Scroll down to find out more about the books and how to purchase them! If you have any questions, please contact us and we're happy to help!
LITERARY DOGS AND THEIR SOUTH CAROLINA WRITERS
Twenty-five SC authors tell their favorite sentimental and/or humorous dog stories, including Ron Rash, Josephine Humphreys and Kate Salley Palmer. Kate’s story is about Kayla, her black lab, who helped Kate recover from serious spinal fusion back surgery by being her constant couch companion.
JUST FOR KICKS: THE LIGHTER SIDE OF AN EQUINE PRACTICE
"With a great deal of fondness and good-natured fun, equine practitioner, Lisa H. Handy, VMD in Aiken, SC, offers this book, Just for Kicks. Throughout its pages, illustrations by renowned editorial cartoonist, Kate Salley Palmer, bring these real equine vet experiences delightfully to life." - Description from bookjacket
OCTOPUS HUG by Lawrence Pringle and illustrated by Kate Salley Palmer
“The story celebrates family love as Dad spends an evening full of playful activities with his son, who narrates the story, and his daughter. A succession of active and creative games are played, including the title game, involving a loving embrace.”
BEAR HUG by Lawrence Pringle and illustrated by Kate Salley Palmer
Bear Hug is a sequel to Octopus Hug, and involves the Dad taking the kids camping while the Mom stays home to work. Here’s how the Boyd’s Mills catalog describes the book: “Whoopee! Jesse and Becky are going camping with Dad. They’ve never done this before, so they’re excited – but a little scared, too...
With its lively text and exuberant illustrations, Bear Hug celebrates a special outing shared by children and their father. Youngsters will enjoy taking this energized nature and walk again and again.”
HOW MANY FEET IN THE BED by Diane Johnston Hamm and illustrated by Kate Salley Palmer
How Many Feet in the Bed is a fresh counting book for young children, and if filled with the happy helter-skelter of family life. “How many feet are in the bed?” Two – until more members of the family jump into the bed.
Review: “A relaxed counting book with brightly colored, bouncy, cartoon-style illustrations has fun with the feet of a family that come and go in the parents’ bed in the morning.”