Popular Children’s author and illustrator Matt Faulkner will be visiting with the StoryTellers Guild on Thursday, May 19, 2011 from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm. The event is a fundraiser for the StoryTellers Guild of the Community House and costs $25 per person. Proceeds will go to purchase books for school libraries visited by the StoryTellers Guild in Pontiac, Oak Park, Southfield and Hazel Park. This is an important cause right now with budget cuts affecting many local districts.
Faulkner is author and illustrator of his latest, A Taste of Colored W ater. He is the illustrator of many books including You’re On Your Way, Teddy Roosevelt, The Monster Who Ate My Peas, Scatterbrain Sam and The Night Henry Ford Met Santa Claus. There will also be a raffle on an original water color painting, Bonfire, done by Matt for You’re On Your Way, Teddy Roosevelt, plus two raffles for baskets full of Matt Faulkner books. Book Beat will have his books for sale at the event. There is a form with the event cost online. Here is the link to the Community House, the event rsvp form is under the Matt Faulkner event in red.