2012 Author-Illustrator Program: Avi

It’s time for the 35th Annual Author-Illustrator Program! The featured speaker this year is award-winning author Avi, well-known writer of titles such as Poppy and Crispin.

Adults, teens and children are invited to attend, “My Life and How I Write Books” on Thursday, October 4, 7:00pm. This is a free event and open to the public.

On Friday, October 5, from 8:00am, there is a program for teachers, librarians, writers and parents. There is a fee of $25 for adults and $10 for students.

The Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library will be hosting both events and they will include a book sale and autograph session. Please call 231-3760 for additional information about the Author Illustrator programs. Registration forms are available at all library branches.

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.

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