Discover the Magic of Kathryn the Grape/Website Launch Features Unique Children's Picture Book

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The adventures of Kathryn the Grape begin with the launch of, a website where young readers and their parents can learn all about Kathryn and her friends and purchase the first in a series of children's picture books, "Kathryn the Grape--Just Like Magic." The 40-page 10"x8" vibrantly colored hardcover book focuses on teaching life lessons such as the value of helping others, being fearless and doing the right thing.

Kandon Unlimited, Inc., bringing the magical world of Kathryn the Grape to life, today announced the launch of, a website that introduces the first in a series of children’s picture books focused on teaching important life lessons in a dynamic, fun, and energetic way. The 40-page hardcover 10”x8” book, “Kathryn the Grape—Just Like Magic,” was written by Kathryn Cloward and Jody Duhamel, and illustrated by Christine Winscott.

“The world is ready for a character like Kathryn the Grape, whose initial exploits with her magical butterfly friend, Maggie, demonstrate the value of helping others, being fearless, and doing the right thing,” Cloward said. “This book will delight children and parents alike with its symbolic messages, vibrant colors, and artistic details.”

San Diego residents will find a number of local references in the book, which has been percolating for some time in Cloward’s mind. Kathryn the Grape was her childhood nickname, bestowed on her by a softball coach as a play on “Catherine the Great” and nod to her tendency to wear purple.

“Kathryn the Grape—Just Like Magic” can be purchased at, Atlas Books, and from other online bookselling sites. One dollar from each book sold on will be donated to the Kathryn the Grape Foundation, which will partner with local, national, and global organizations aimed at supporting education, empowerment, and sustainability.

“We’re so excited to share the magic that is Kathryn the Grape with readers all over the world,” Cloward said. “We see her as a messenger of love who can help eliminate judgment and negativity by teaching children to love their unique selves and accept others for who they are.”

About Kandon Unlimited, Inc.
Kandon Unlimited is the parent company of Kathryn the Grape Company and Kandon Publishing, which have teamed to produce a series of children’s books depicting a young girl’s journey to embracing her inner magic. The characters and symbolism in the Kathryn the Grape books illuminate young minds and put readers on a path to live purposeful, magical lives. Learn more and buy books at

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