Author Illustrator 2020: Candace Fleming

The East Baton Rouge Parish Library is proud to present author Candace Fleming as the featured speaker for the 43rd Annual Author-Illustrator Program, which will be held Thursday and Friday, October 1 and 2, at the Main Library at Goodwood, located at 7711 Goodwood Blvd.

Adults, teens and children are invited to attend the FREE Thursday evening program on October 1. Then on Friday, October 2, Fleming will present a program for teachers, librarians, writers, parents and lovers of children’s and young adult literature. The registration fee for this event is $25 for adults and $10 for students with a valid school I.D. Both events will include a book sale and autograph session. To register, please call (225) 231-3760.

The Author-Illustrator Program affords an excellent opportunity to hear “the story behind the story” from prominent writers and illustrators of literature for children and young adults. Some notable names in the field of literature who have been featured during these annual programs have included: Matt de la Peña, Brian Floca, Rosemary Wells, Gene Yang, David Adler, Lois Lowry, Katherine Paterson, Linda Sue Park, Avi, Jack Gantos, Patricia & Fred McKissack, and Richard Peck.

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