Kathryn the Grape
Kathryn the Grape is an engaging young girl who loves to wear purple! She enjoys playing softball, singing her own songs, and dancing to upbeat music.
Maggie is a magical butterfly and Kathryn the Grape’s best friend. In the evolution from caterpillar to butterfly, Maggie represents the transformation process inherent in each of us. Maggie is a symbol of wisdom and compassion, the teacher that helps Kathryn the Grape discern right from wrong.
The “magic wand” is a treasured gift from Kathryn the Grape’s best friend, the magical butterfly Maggie. The wand helps Kathryn the Grape overcome fear, be helpful and compassionate to others, learn independence, and the joy of trying new things.
The stories shared in the Kathryn the Grape series, while fun and vibrant, are written with tremendous purpose and intention. Each book has an inherent life lesson to teach.
Maggie the magical butterfly gifts Kathryn the Grape with a special charm bracelet to help Kathryn the Grape discover how colorful she is. When Kathryn the Grape discovers how to make each charm shine, her own rainbow shines!
Did you know that you are colorful? It’s true! In fact, everyone is colorful. In Kathryn the Grape’s Colorful Adventure read along as Kathryn the Grape learns how to make her colorful rainbow shine, so you can make your rainbow shine too!
Jennie Dog is a faithful companion to Kathryn the Grape. Jennie Dog represents camaraderie and commitment that our furry friends often provide for us in our lives.
Magical, spelled backwards, Lacigam is unnamed in Kathryn the Grape-Just Like Magic, but is a character of symbolic relevance. Initially a symbol of fear, of the unknown, he is the monster under Kathryn the Grape’s bed. Lagicam will surface throughout the series, as is foreshadowed in the last image where he is cuddling with Jennie Dog.
Boo Bear is Kathryn the Grape’s security object. A gift from her Grandma, Boo Bear is extra-special, representing love, affection, and safety to Kathryn the Grape.
Nello "Mr. P" Pierozzi is the man behind the name "Kathryn the Grape". He is lovingly depicted in Kathryn the Grape - Just Like Magic! as Kathryn's softball coach. Find out about the real Mr. P and his footprint of volunteerism.
Significance of Purple
Purple is a color with great significance. It has been used to symbolize magic and mystery, as well as royalty and femininity. It is the color of good judgment and spiritual enlightenment. Kathryn the Grape wears purple every day, not only because it is her favorite color, but because it helps her feel magical and free to be herself.