Luncheon Fundraiser for the StoryTellers Guild, Thur. April 14th.

feedreadJoin Book Beat at The Community House (380 South Bates, Birmingham, Michigan 48009) on Thursday, April 14th from 11:30 AM-3:00 PM for a Luncheon Fundraiser for the StoryTellers Guild. Award winning author and illustrator Denise Fleming will be the guest speaker and signing copies of their books. Attendees are asked to register by April 6th for a registration fee of $40. Lunch will be provided and there will be a raffle and silent auction. All proceeds will be used to purchase books for classrooms visited by members of the StoryTellers Guild. Book Beat will be selling books at the event. To register, please visit or call (248) 594-6414. Alternatively, a registration form can be downloaded here: 2016 STG Fundraiser – LUNCHEON RESERVATION FORM

smallsmallDenise Fleming won a Caldecott Honor for her book In the Small, Small Pond. She is the author and illustrator of eighteen picture books, including In the Tall, Tall Grass and The First Day of Winter. Ms. Fleming creates the illustrations for her books by pouring colored cotton pulp through hand-cut stencils. The result–images set in hand-made paper.

“The animals and insects that live on and in frshwater pond wiggle, waddle, hover, swoop and swirl through the stunning spreads… Young children are introduced to the basic habits of common North American wildlife and the characteristics of chanigng seasons even as they are treated to an array of zipper verbs. [In the Small, Small Pond]”

Publishers Weekly, starred review

“* Another truly stunning picture book from Fleming…. A perfect book for toddlers at story time. [In the Small, Small Pond]”

School Library Journal, starred review

For further inquires or to reserve books for the event, please contact Book Beat at (248) 968-1190.


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