2010 Author/Illustrator Program: Eric A. Kimmel

The East Baton Rouge Parish Library’s 33rd annual Author/Illustrator Program this year features renowned author Eric Kimmel. Some of Kimmel’s well-known books around the world include The Three Cabritos, Three Samurai Cats, Anansi & the Moss-Covered Rock, and I Took My Frog to the Library.

On Thursday, September 23, at 7:00 p.m., Kimmel will speak at the Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. This event is free and open to the public.

On Friday, September 24, beginning at 8:00 a.m., Kimmel will present a program to teachers, librarians, writers, and parents at the Bluebonnet Regional Branch. Registration is required and the registration fee is $25 for adults and $10 for students.

The Author/Illustrator Program affords teachers, librarians, parents and other interested adults an excellent opportunity for an exchange of ideas with prominent writers, artists, scholars, and performers of literature for children and young adults. Some notable artists in the field of literature who have been featured include Patricia and Fred McKissack, E. L. Konigsburg, Stephen Kellogg, Paula Danziger, Mercer Mayer and Richard Peck.

Both events will include a book sale and autograph session. Kimmel will autograph copies of his books that will be sold at the program. There will be free signed bookplates available for books already in your collection.

For more information and to register please call 231-3760 or download and submit this registration form.

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