Michigan Reads! author Laurie Keller will be in town on Thursday, September 17th and Friday, 18th and Book Beat is happy to be supplying books at her events. On Thursday, 17th, Laurie Keller will visit Roosevelt Primary where she’ll treat students to her presentation. Later that evening from 6:30-7:30pm, Ferndale Area District Library (222 E. Nine Mile Rd., Ferndale, MI 48220) will host Keller at an evening program catered to preschool age children and their families. On Friday, 18th, she will visit the Farmington Public Library (32737 W. Twelve Mile Rd.) at 6:30pm where she will read from her work and discuss her career as an author and illustrator. These events are free and open to the public. Books will be available for sale and signing at the events courtesy of Book Beat. For more information, please call Book Beat (248) 968-1190.
Laurie Keller is a children’s book author and illustrator of eight books, including: The Scrambled States of America, Arnie the Doughnut and Do Unto Otters: A Book About Manners. Her latest book is the first in an early chapter book series, The Adventures of Arnie the Doughnut: Bowling Alley Bandit. When Laurie isn’t busy making books or traveling, she enjoys spending time outdoors at her Michigan home, hiking in the woods, playing banjo, cross-country skiing or splashing in Lake Michigan. You can find out more about Laurie at her website, www.lauriekeller.com.