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September 2014

Peter and Paul Reynolds at The Blue Bunny

September 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
The Blue Bunny Books and Toys,
577 High St., Dedham, MA 02026 United States
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Peter and Paul Reynolds celebrate Sydney and Simon: Full Steam Ahead! New York Times best-selling author-illustrator Peter H. Reynolds teams up with his twin brother, Paul A. Reynolds, with the first of a new book series featuring twin mice, Sydney and Simon, and their adventures in creative STEAM thinking — where Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math meet to make new ideas and learning more fun and productive. Join us for a fun event, where EVERYONE will have a chance…

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$146

Writing Picture Books for Children class begins at CCAE

September 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cambridge Center for Adult Education,
56 Brattle St., Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Do you love children’s picture books? Have you always wanted to write one? In this course we will examine the various types of picture books: fiction, nonfiction, board books for the very young, and storybooks for older kids. Each student will be encouraged to write and revise at least one manuscript. We will also discuss the business of children’s publishing and how to break into print in today’s competitive marketplace. Beginning and experienced writers are welcome. Limited to 12. Instructor:…

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$192

Writing Fiction for Young Adults class begins at CCAE

September 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cambridge Center for Adult Education,
42 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Have you always wanted to write for children? Or have hits like Harry Potter or the Hunger Games got you fired up to write for older kids or teens? In this course, we’ll look at the children’s book industry and learn what it takes to create a great novel that kids of all ages will love. Topics will include creating characters, building a plot, and motivating yourself to either get going or push through to the end! In addition, we’ll…

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free with museum admission

Mark Greenwood and Frané Lessac at The Carle Museum

September 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art,
125 West Bay Rd., Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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Meet author Mark Greenwood and illustrator Frané Lessac to celebrate their newest picture book, The Mayflower. Bursting with beautiful gouache paintings and lively text, The Mayflower tells the story of the journey the pilgrims made from England to the New World in 1620. Greenwood and Lessac will lead a children’s workshop in the Art Studio, followed by a special story time in the Reading Library. Book signing to follow. Limit one book from home/unlimited books from The Carle Bookshop. Can’t…

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