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Author Visit With Lori Stewart, an award-winning author of multi-generational children’s books

December 5, 2015 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Lori Stewart will be reading and sharing pictures from her latest children’s book. Not a typical children’s book, Grandma, Aren’t You Glad the World’s Finally in Color Today! is a rhyming picture book narrated by a grandmother sharing the family photo album with her grandchildren. Vintage photographs illustrate life in great grandmother’s time, and rich color photos give us a glimpse into the colorful world of children today. The book helps grandparents start the conversation about the family tree and fulfill their role as family historians. This event is good for children of all ages who are interested in exploring the differences between life in the past and life as we now know it. Children can also work on a family-themed activity.

About the Author – Lori Stewart is an award-winning author of multi-generational books and a range of other works. Born and raised in northern California, she graduated from Santa Clara University with a degree in economics and headed East for careers in finance and technology. She returned to her California roots in 2004 and currently lives and writes in Carmel. In addition to writing, Lori ran AFTA Associates, a non-profit organization she founded to

support wildlife conservation through community enterprise. She also works with the recently launched Ceca Foundation, which promotes quality patient care through programs that recognize exceptional caregivers.

Grandma, Aren’t You Glad The World’s Finally in Color Today! is her second grandparent’s book, and winner of a Mom’s Choice Award (Gold),National Parenting Publications Award (NAPPA) Honors, and Feathered Quill Award (Gold). Her first book, If I had as many grandchildren as you… received a 2013 Gelett Burgess Children’s Book Award and 2012 and 2013 Family Choice Awards. Her other writings have been published in books, brochures, magazines and across the web.

Details

Date:
December 5, 2015
Time:
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Website:
http://www.santacruzpl.org/

Organizer

Santa Cruz Public Library
Email:
virtualservices@santacruzpl.org
Website:
http://www.santacruzpl.org

Venue

Santa Cruz Public Library: Scotts Valley Branch
251 Kings Village Road
Scotts Valley, CA 95066 United States
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Phone:
831-427-7717
Website:
http://www.santacruzpl.org/events/list/author-talks/2015/12/