Please join us for a special Children's Story Hour with two local authors.
Collen Kelly Mellor's "Grandpa and the Truck" 11:30-12pm
Just named "Cool Gifts for Kids" by the biggest truckers' association in America (OOIDA) and appearing as guests on many national radio networks, Grandpa and the Truck will do a spirited reading against the backdrop of air horns, jake brakes, bloodhounds baying and hurricane winds.
Bring in little ones and get your signed copies from author Colleen Kelly Mellor (published in Wall Street Journal, Providence Journal, among others) and meet the trucker/model behind the series..Check out what all the buzz is about at www.grandpaandthetruck.com
About the Author:
Colleen Kelly Mellor's work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Scripps-Howard, the Providence Journal, and CNN and NY Times-acclaimed medical blog, kevinmD.com. Her Grandpa and the Truck stories are her first children's stories, but this 30-year teacher and grandmother feels she's spent a lifetime honing her craft as storyteller before adolescent audiences, whether in her classroom or in her family.
Kristen Calenda's" Nubiana: A True Story About a Very Special Kitty" 12-12:30pm
Nubiana is an inspirational story of how a disheveled and unwelcome cat changed the life of her unexpected new guardians, true non-lovers of cats. Along the way, this heartfelt journey offers caring people, travel and adventure, love and kindness, memories made and shared, togetherness and parting. It's a heartwarming story of a special bond and relationship that forever changed and fulfilled lives.
About the Author:
Kristen Calenda is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island, where she earned her B.S. in textiles with a concentration in plant and soil sciences. As a successful businesswoman, she owned and operated a women's apparel shop, a consignment resale store, as well as a decorative artist/painting business. A native Rhode Islander, Kristen lives in Warwick with her husband and three cats. USING 50% OF THE PROFITS FROM THE SALES OF THIS BOOK, HER GOAL IS TO FUND VARIOUS ANIMAL RESCUE GROUPS, BOTH GREAT AND SMALL.
Both books will be available for sale, and as always any additional* purchase made during story hour will be 10% off.
(Discount not applicable to guest author's books)
Hope to see you there!
Symposium Books East Greenwich