FastPencil Announces Release of Quickly’s Magical Pancake Adventure

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Written by the Award-Winning Authors of Quickly: The Magic Spatula

FastPencil proudly announces the publication of Quicklyʼs Magical Pancake Adventure. Award winning authors Miriam Kronish and Jeryl Abelmann once again bring their character Quickly, The Magic Spatula to life.

In this endearing tale, the authors weave fantasy with reality. Quicklyʼs quest -- to learn all about pancakes and to search for great pancake recipes -- takes him on an adventure where he meets some of the most famous chefs who ever wielded a spatula. This childrenʼs book features 25 pancake recipes from world famous chefs, including Jacques Pepin, Roy Yamaguchi, Cat Cora, Michael Chiarello, and Charles Phan. This is a book like no other – it is both for children and for the significant adults in their lives. Illustrated charmingly by Chason Matthams, the pictures are stunning in their visual effects.

Miriam Kronish teaches at Cambridge College in Massachusetts. She is a former principal in the Needham Public Schools, and is a National Distinguished Principal, and an Honored Principal in the State of Massachusetts.

Jeryl Abelmann is a former elementary school teacher. She is recipient of Teacher of the Year for her California school district. She is a member of the Carmel Bach Festival Board of Directors, the California Writers Club, and the Screen Actors Guild.

Illustrator Chason Matthams is a graduate of the Fine Arts Department of New York University. He is pursuing his MFA in Studio Art. He is currently an adjunct professor teaching painting and drawing at NYU. He lives in New York.

The authors’ book Quickly: The Magic Spatula is the 2011 “Children’s Books Winner” of the Hollywood Book Festival, the gold Medal winner of the Moonbeam Children’s Book Award, and the Bay Area Independent Publishers Association named Quickly “Best Children's Picture Book.”

About FastPencil: FastPencil’s innovative process simplifies the entire book-writing process from concept to finished product. FastPencil is leveraging the disruptive trends of self-publishing, social media, print-on-demand and eBook distribution to deliver a new unified online service that streamlines the book publishing. Authors can share their work with a trusted network of friends and professionals, and publish their books on demand either as hardcover, paperback, Kindle or eBooks instantly – “write once, publish anywhere” is the company motto. Once a book is complete, the FastPencil self-publishing wizard steps authors through the process of formatting their projects and the distribution functionality then allows writers to sell their books direct to customers or through outlets such as Barnes & Noble and Amazon with just a few clicks.

Quicklyʼs Magical Pancake Adventure is available in paperback and hard cover, as well as an epub. It can be purchased directly from the publisher, FastPencil, at the book’s website,, bookstores or online retailers such as and


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