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Beloved Children’s Author Jane Yolen Appears at Winterthur
Yolen is Winterthur’s Honorary Ambassador for its 'K is for Kids' exhibition.
Winterthur (April 9, 2008)
Immediate Attention Press and Photo Opportunity Beloved Children’s Author Jane Yolen Appears at Winterthur WHEN: Friday, April 18, 2008, 12:00 – 5:00 pm Saturday, April 19, 2008, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Sunday, April 20, 2008, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm WHAT: Award-winning children’s author Jane Yolen will make a rare personal appearance, visiting Winterthur in celebration of children’s literacy and to participate in a number of events throughout the weekend (see schedule attached). Yolen is Winterthur’s Honorary Ambassador for its K is for Kids exhibition. Yolen will conduct an educators’ workshop at 10:00 am on Saturday, April 19 and a story session for families at 2:00 pm. Three book signings will take place on April 19 (11:30, 2:30 and 3:30), where Yolen will be available to meet her fans and sign books. Winterthur will unveil its special edition reprint of Yolen’s popular Child of Faerie, Child of Earth, and will do a special reading of the book in the Enchanted Woods at Winterthur on Saturday, April 19 at 3:00 pm. Yolen and her co-author, Heidi E.Y. Stemple, will do a book signing in Winterthur’s Garden Café on Sunday, April 20 from 11:00 am to 12:00 noon. Yolen will speak and make a presentation during an awards ceremony to the young authors who are the winners of Winterthur’s ABC Book Contest, sponsored in conjunction with the K is for Kids exhibition on Sunday, April 20 at 1 pm. LOCATION: Winterthur Museum & Country Estate 5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52), Winterthur, Delaware 5 miles south of US 1; 6 miles north of Wilmington, Delaware and I-95 CONTACT: Vicki Saltzman at 302/888.4803 (office) or at 302.545.0350 (cell)