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Local Authors Visit: The Friendly Bookshelf (Hybrid)

December 7, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Location: Curtis Gallery

Join us as local authors Caroline and Katherine Brickley explore their new book The Friendly Bookshelf.  We will listen to a read-aloud of the book, have a follow-along virtual lesson on how to draw Bibli, the main character, from the illustrator Daniela Pérez-Duarte (all the way from Spain!), and enjoy a Q&A. After, we will have photo ops and a book signing with the authors! Please purchase the book here.

Register here for in-person and here for virtual.

Masks are mandatory for this event. If your child cannot wear a mask for medical reasons please contact Marie Aspinwall ([email protected]) 24 hours prior to discuss possible accommodations.

Caroline and Katherine Brickley are twin sisters and the award-winning authors of The Blossom Shoppe and The Friendly Bookshelf. Inspired by their mother, who made up stories for them each night, the sisters spent their childhood coming up with stories of their own and bringing them to life. As they grew, so did their passion for storytelling, and in 2017 the sisters made it their full-time job by founding Blossom Children’s Media Group (Blossom) from their shared college dorm room. Now a multi-award-winning company known for excellence in children’s literature and family content, Blossom continues to bring children, families, and educators from around the world together through wholesome stories and inclusive community experiences. In their free time, Caroline and Katherine love to swim, travel, and spend time with friends and family, including their goldendoodle, Sugar, who served as the inspiration for the library dog featured in The Friendly Bookshelf.


December 7, 2021
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Curtis Gallery
151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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