October 18, 2017

Special Stories with John Steven Gurney

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November 16, 2017 - November 16, 2017

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Local families, preschoolers, and homeschoolers are invited to hear Vermont author/illustrator John Steven Gurney tell stories and discuss his books at the library on Thursday, November 16th, at 10:30am.

John Steven Gurney is the illustrator of more than 140 books for children, including these popular chapter book series: The A to Z Mysteries, The Calendar Mysteries, Palace Puppies, The Bailey School Kids, and Big Apple Barn.  He is the author and illustrator of the picture book Dinosaur Train and the graphic novel, Fuzzy Baseball.

(Check out titles by Gurney in the library collection here.)

John lives in Brattleboro, VT with his wife, and two children.  He has shared his experiences and his work with school children in 31 states and 5 countries.

At this program we’ll showcase the $1,000-worth of books recently added to the Peterborough Town Library as part of the ‘Year of the Book’ yearlong celebration in our town.  The Peterborough Elementary School received a $25,000 ‘Year of the Book’ grant from the Children’s Literacy Foundation (CLiF) in Vermont and special programs are being held during the entire school year to celebrate literacy and a love of reading.  Gurney will be making presentations at PES throughout the day.  Join us for this special celebration at our town library!

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