Event Features Authors of Children's and Teen Books
Children, teens and adults are invited to drop by Blue Ridge Books on Saturday, May 12between 11:30 and 1:30 for an Author Fair co-sponsored by Early Light Books (http://www.earlylightbooks.com/) and Grateful Steps. (http://www.gratefulsteps.com/) This event will give readers an opportunity to meet authors of children’s and young adult books and to purchase signed copies. The author fair is also an excellent time to choose gifts for grandchildren.
Authors participating in the Fair include:
Gloria Houston, author of The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree, Miss Dorothy and Her Bookmobile, My Great Aunt Arizona, and Littlejim
Houston’s picture books recall the past in the Appalachian mountains.
Dawn Cusick, author of Animal Eggs, Cool Animal Names, Bug Butts, Get the Scoop on Animal Poop, Animal Tongues – all published by EarlyLight Books
Susan Greenelsh, illustrator of Animal Baths – published by EarlyLight Books
EarlyLight Books publishes children’s and adult books that celebrate the intersection of science and fun.
Thomas Rain Crowe, author of The Wake Up Man –published by Grateful Steps
Thomas Rain Crowe, internationally known poet, translator, editor, publisher, anthologist and recording artist and author of thirty books of original and translated works has written an imaginary sequel to the Sandman myth.
Cindy Bowen, author of Playing with Gaia – published by Grateful Steps
Expand your awareness of the beauty, support and love found in nature.
Lois Chazen, author of Loving Ruby – published by Grateful Steps
This true story about a rescued young cardinal will help both parents and children understand the responsibilities involved in rescuing a baby bird.
Dee Dee Parker, author of Josie Jo’s Got to Know
This picture tells the story of a curious little girl and the book’s proceeds are donated to help those with breast cancer.
Randy Russell, author of Dead Rules, Ghost Dogs of the South, Ghost Cats of the South, Mountain Ghost Stories and Curious Tales of Western North Carolina
Russell, well-known for his collections of ghost stories, has written a hilariously macabre story for teens.
Eric S. Brown, popular author of numerous titles of zombie fiction
Brown is Haywood County’s celebrity science fiction expert and author. He is perhaps best known for War of the Worlds and Blood, Guts and Zombies published by Simon and Schuster, as well as his Big Foot Wars series. His fan base includes both teens and adults.
Michael Beadle, poet and performer, author of KaBoom
Beadle teaches, writes and performs poetry. KaBoom is a recording of Beadles’s performance of some of his originally poetry including “Bubbasaurus.”