Whirlikids Bookfest Featured Picture Book Creators: Ethan Long & Linda Ashman
The second annual Whirlikids book festival is coming on Saturday, March 7th, 2020 from 10am – 4pm for readers at all levels, but especially for ages 3 and up. Featuring storytime, readings, book signings, panel discussions with authors and illustrators, crafts and more – it’s a day of book fun for all ages! Each week we are featuring a couple of the authors and illustrators that will be joining us for Whirlikids. This week: Ethan Long and Linda Ashman:
Welcome to Happy County, where everyone is out and about! Author and illustrator Ethan Long debuts his latest picture book series, Happy County. Inspired by the classic Richard Scarry Busytown books, this primer compendium is chock-full of lovable characters―from Dottie the Dog Walker to Cheese Louise―living in a busy, spirited world full of first words, colors, numbers, shapes, naps, school, and plenty of funny scenarios to keep little ones turning the pages.
And soon they’re off to school…with their pets? Linda Ashman will share her rollicking, rhyming tale of a wild day in the classroom with Take Your Pet to School Day. This is a read-aloud romp you do NOT want to miss.