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Award-winning author visits children's library, Nov. 10

Allen Say, an award-winning children's author and illustrator, will speak at the Cotsen Children's Library at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10.

Say will give a slide presentation about an upcoming picture book and talk about his other works, which have won the Caldecott Medal and Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, among other prizes.

Say's books depart from traditional children's literature by recounting, through realistic and often melancholy images and text, the experiences of Japanese-American immigrants. His "illustrated talk" is recommended for families with children age 8 and older, and other interested adults. It is open to the public free of charge, but pre-registration is requested.

For more information or to register, call (609) 258-2697.

Contact: Lauren Robinson-Brown (609) 258-3601

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