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Virtual Author Visits

Kate Messner and Peter Brown

Kate Messner
Tues., June 8, 10:30 am, virtual visit on Zoom, register online

Kate Messner is passionately curious and writes books for kids who wonder, too. Her award-winning titles include picture books like Over and Under the Snow; novels like Breakout and Chirp; the popular Ranger in Time chapter books about a time-traveling search and rescue dog, and the new History Smashers illustrated nonfiction series, aimed at unraveling historical myths and sharing hidden truths. She lives on Lake Champlain with her family.
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Peter Brown
Tues., July 20, 10:30 am, virtual visit on Zoom, register online

Peter Brown is a writer and illustrator of over a dozen books for children, including novels The Wild Robot and The Wild Robot Escapes; picture books Creepy Carrots, Mr. Tiger Goes Wild, and My Teacher Is a Monster. His awards include a Caldecott Honor, a Horn Book Award, two E.B. White Awards, and a Children’s Choice Award for Illustrator of the Year. He lives in Philadelphia.
Browse titles by Peter Brown.

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