Join us at Book Beat on Saturday, February 14th from 1:00-3:00pm for a very special Valentine’s Day event featuring two of our favorite local authors: Wong Herbert Yee and Kelly DiPucchio, who will be reading and signing copies of their work. As a special treat, Wong Herbert Yee will also demonstrate and help you create your very own Valentine! Don’t miss this rare opportunity to create a unique Valentine alongside a professional artist! Fun for all ages! This event is free and open to the public. Please call Book Beat (248) 968-1190 for any further information.
Wong Herbert Yee is a Detroit native and the author/artist of dozens of children’s books, including: The Mouse and Mole series, Fireman Small, Eek! There’s A Mouse in the House, and Hamburger Heaven. His latest early reader, Mouse and Mole Fine Feathered Friends received a 2010 Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Award. Herb is a loyal supporter and friend of Book Beat, who’s work we are proud to say has been in print for over 20 years!
Kelly DiPucchio is the award-winning author of several children’s books, including New York Times bestseller, Grace for President, and The Sandwich Shop, a book co-authored for Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan, which President Bill Clinton called “a delightful story.” She is also the author of the Crafty Chole series, Clink, Zombie in Love, and her latest, Zombie in Love 2+1. Kelly has been a featured author/speaker at numerous schools, public libraries, universities, and conferences. Kelly lives with her husband and three children in southeastern Michigan. A recent Detroit Free Press interview with Kelly can be found here.