Thursday, September 08, 2011

Birmingham Public Library To Host Illustrator Michael P. White, September 26-29, 2011

Michael P. White poster
BPL invites you to its 14th annual program celebrating children’s literature. This year, the library is fortunate to have Michael P. White, illustrator of several marvelous books, including the following:

The Library Dragon (winner of the 1997 Flicker Tale Children's Book Award, an Honor Book for the 1997-1998 Florida Reading Association Children's Book Award) with Carmen Agra Deedy
The Secret of Old Zeb (winner of an Award of Merit from the Southeastern Library Association) with Carmen Agra Deedy
Harriet's Horrible Hair Day with Dawn Lesley Stewart

Also, Mr. White is currently working on a sequel to The Library Dragon. Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Michael P. White earned his Associate of Arts degree from The Art Institute of Atlanta. Many galleries have featured his work, including the Hudgens Center for the Arts. The library will feature Michael P. White’s programs at the following locations:

Monday, Sept. 26
• 10:30 a.m. - Central Library
• 1:00 p.m. – Woodlawn Branch Library
• 3:30 p.m. – Inglenook Branch Library
• 6:30 p.m. - Five Points West Branch Library

Tuesday, Sept. 27
• 10:30 a.m. – Titusville Branch Library
• 1:00 p.m. – Smithfield Branch Library
• 3:30 p.m. - East Lake Branch Library
• 6:30 p.m. - Avondale Branch Library

Wednesday, Sept. 28
• 10:00 a.m. - Springville Road Branch Library
• 1:00 p.m. - North Avondale Branch Library
• 3:30 p.m. - Wylam Branch Library

Thursday, Sept. 29
• 10:30 a.m. - North Birmingham Branch Library
• 3:30 p.m. - West End Branch Library

For additional information, please contact 226-3757 or 226-4018.

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