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Benny J. and the Horrible Halloween Author Visit with Sivan Hong (Ages 4-7)

October 16 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Location: Children’s Program Room

Halloween can be great fun, but with everyone hidden behind costumes it can also be overwhelming. Local author Sivan Hong will share Benny J. and the Horrible Halloween and will talk about ways to deal with Halloween jitters–and jitters any other day. After the story, we’ll do a mini pumpkin craft! Ideal for children 4-7 years with a caregiver.

Register here. (Registration info will be shared with New Canaan CARES)

About the book:
Just in time for Halloween, Benny J. and the Horrible Halloween is the 1st book in the bestselling Super Fun Day Books series. This book is a social story created for kids who find themselves overwhelmed, worried, and self-conscious on big days like Halloween. It is perfect for neurodiverse (autism, ADHD, dyslexia, etc.) and neurotypical kids who struggle with change, worry about new things, and are working on being flexible.
About the author:
Sivan authors and illustrates the bestselling children’s book series The Super Fun Day Books, including Benny J. and the Horrible Halloween, George J. and the Miserable Monday, Emily D. and the Fearful First Day, and Avery G. and the Scary End of School. Her inspiring books focus on neurodiverse children, who overcome their challenges with perseverance and bravery. Sivan also serves as a Trustee on the Boards of the Rita Allen Foundation, Multicultural Children’s Book Day and the ASPCA. When she’s not working, Sivan enjoys being a wife to her lovely husband and a mother to their two wonderful children. They have a dog and cat and live in Connecticut.
New Canaan CARES is an independent, non-profit community organization whose purpose is to advance the health and well-being of youth and families. This program is in partnership with New Canaan CARES and New Canaan Library.
This program is intended only for families with children.


October 16
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
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Children’s Program Room
151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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