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Tracy Dockray

Tracy Dockray has illustrated more than 30 books, including Beverly Cleary's timeless chapter books such as "Ramona the Pest" and "The Mouse and The Motorcycle", Fran Manushkin's hilarious "Tushy Book" and Tracy's own award-winning "The Lost and Found Pony".


Ever dreamed of finding a pony?

The birthday pony is a dream come true for the girl but her dream shatters when he is taken from her. Making the best of his new life the pony never stops hoping to find his little girl. And she never stops looking for him. Read-Aloud with the author/illustrator and lesson on drawing your own dream pony.

Tracy Dockray

30 Minute Program

That’s a Bright Idea, Nikola Tesla!

Tesla was a dreamy kid when he moved to America and he brought not only his dreams but also his ideas of engineering with him. It is his bright ideas about electricity that still brings light to our homes at night. Learn about Tesla and what he created to do that.

Tracy Dockray

45 Minute Program

RAMONA THE PEST and all the rest!

Beverly Cleary’s Ramona The Pest and Ralph the Mouse are favorites in children’s literature. Illustrator Tracy Dockray talks about working with the popular author, discusses Cleary’s childhood, and what led Cleary to write her popular series. Tracy lets listeners on to story secrets that she learned along the way.

Tracy Dockray

45 Minute Program

Been bullied or felt left out? You're not alone.

Some bunny is feeling super sad. “My Bunny Diary” is a picture book that shows that being bullied, or losing a friend, feels like it’ll last forever - but new friends always come. And often old ones often return. Author/ Illustrator reads and talks pal problems.

Tracy Dockray

30 Minute Program

Booty bouncing TUSHY BOOK!

Tracy Dockray, illustrator of Fran Manushkin’s hilarious “Tushy Book, will read, draw and guarantee young listeners a rhyming, dancing, drawing good time.

Tracy Dockray

30 Minute Program

Tracy Dockray has illustrated more than 30 books, including Beverly Cleary's timeless chapter books such as "Ramona the Pest" and "The Mouse and The Motorcycle", Fran Manushkin's hilarious "Tushy Book" and Tracy's own award-winning "The Lost and Found Pony".

Tracy has recently joined with Literacy Inc., a non-profit group committed to ending the literacy crisis in target communities and become a children's' librarian as well. Her latest picture book is "Bright Dreams, The Brilliant Inventions of Nikola Tesla".