Friday, October 20, 2017

Special guest authors to speak at Family Literacy Fun Day

Windham Raymond Adult Education is excited to host the 11th Annual Family Literacy Fun Day. This is a community event offering the opportunity to meet and learn about Maine-area authors, illustrators and book artists.
This year’s event will be held at the Windham Primary School on Saturday, November 4 from 10
a.m. to 1 p.m. This event is open to all ages, with activities and programs that will appeal to the very youngest readers in your household, all the way up to teenagers and young adult literature enthusiasts. 

Special guests will give 30-minute presentations on their craft; then visitors can meet with the authors/illustrators, purchase their works, and have them autographed. The day’s presentations are:
Jamie Hogan – Presentation at 10 a.m.

(Children’s author and illustrator of “The Seven Days of Daisy”. Illustrator of “Rickshaw Girl” and “Tiger Boy”)

S.A. Larsen – Presentation at 10:45 a.m.
(Young adult author of “Motley Education” and newly released “Marked Beauty”)
John Leggett – Presentation at11:30 a.m.

(Teen author of “The Five-Cent Gang)
Rachel E. Church  - Presentation at 12: 15 p.m.
(All ages - Book artist)

Other activities include arts and crafts by Jaynee Brooks-Robinson (WRAE’s Pre-School Playgroup and Fine-Motor Fridays teacher) as well as book swaps, gifts and snacks. There will also be various activities available throughout the day provided by Windham’s PTA. 

For more information, contact Cathy Renaud at or 207-892-1819.

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