Start: 10:30 am
Highlands Ranch: In honor of Children's Book Week, the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators joins us in presenting a picture book writers' and illustrators' group reading. Our guest authors include Claudia Cangilla McAdam, with her book A, B, See Colorado: An Alphabet Book of the Centennial State ($14.95 John Fielder Publishing); Leslie Ann Clark, author of Peepsqueak Wants a Friend ($15.99 HarperCollins); Carmela LaVigna Coyle, presenting her book Do Super Heroes Have Teddy Bears? ($15.95 Taylor Trade); and Julie Danneberg, author of Monet Paints a Day ($15.95 Charlesbridge). Guests at this event can enter to win some great prizes!
Start: 2:00 pm
Historic LoDo: Matthew Wolpe is the co-owner of Just Fine Design/Build, a studio that produces original handmade furniture and small structures. In 2010, Matthew and his partner, Kevin McElory, designed a chicken coop called “Chick in a Box” that won an Editor’s Choice award for design at the Bay Area Maker Faire. Wolpe will offer a PowerPoint presentation and sign his new book Reinventing the Chicken Coop: 14 Original Designs with Step-by-Step Building Instructions (Storey). Can’t make it to the signing? Request an autographed copy here: firstname.lastname@example.org