On Friday, November 21, Tomie dePaola will be reading at the Children’s Museum of Houston.

Tomie dePaola is best known for his books for children. He’s been published for 40 years and has written and/or illustrated over 200 books, including 26 Fairmount Avenue, Strega Nona, and Meet the Barkers. Tomie dePaola and his work have been recognized with the Caldecott Honor Award, the Newbery Honor Award and the New Hampshire Governor’s Arts Award of Living Treasure. He lives in New London, New Hampshire, with his new Airedale dog, Brontë.

This Houston event is sponsored by tomie_photoooks bought from Brazos and one additional book from your home, classroom, or library. Other dePaola titles will be for sale at the event.

Who: Tomie dePaola

What: Reading & Book Signing (Meet the Author)

Where: The Children’s Museum of Houston (1500 Binz St., Houston, TX 77004)

When: Friday, November 21, 2008 at 4 p.m.

Cost: Purchase of book required

Information provided courtesy of Brazos Bookstore.

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