Monday, January 12, 2009

An Our White House Event in Massachusetts!!!

You are invited on January 22…

Join Gregory Maguire and

Tim Basil Ering

for a Festive Evening Celebrating

NCBLA's Book


Come celebrate the new book, Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out created by the National Children’s Book and Literacy Alliance. This volume is full of fascinating stories, letters, illustrations, comics, and more by over one hundred award-winning authors and illustrators.

  • “Best Books of 2008” by The Horn Book Magazine, School Library Journal, and Publishers’ Weekly!
  • Featured on Martha Stewart Show as one of the New York Times Best Gift Books for 2008!
  • A National Endowment for the Humanities “We the People” Bookshelf selection!
  • š companion educational website!

Gregory Maguire and Tim Basil Ering will share stories about the White House, the process of creating their contributions to the book, and more.

Best-selling author, Gregory Maguire published his latest novel, A Lion Among Men (volume three in the Wicked Years) this fall. Timothy Basil Ering is the illustrator of The Tale of Despereaux. He has also written or illustrated a number of other books for children including The Story of Frog Belly Rat Bone, and Don’t Let the Peas Touch!

And more fun! Write your own thoughts of what the new President and his family need to know. Candlewick will have postcards addressed to The White House so you can let President Obama know how you think history should be made for the next four years!

Thursday, January 22 at 6:30 P.M.

Central Square Branch Library

45 Pearl Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts

For children 6 and older, and adults.

Pizza will be served. Registration is required

Please call 617-349-4409, TTY 617-349-4421 to register or for more information.

This program is free and open to the public.

Books will be available for purchase from Porter Square Books. Autographing will follow the presentation.

Sponsored by Candlewick Press and the Friends of the Cambridge Public Library

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