Popular children’s author, illustrator at middle school
Best-selling author and illustrator Jan Brett will visit Waupaca on Sunday, Dec. 4.
She will do so as part of her national book tour.
The event will take place at the Waupaca Middle School auditorium at 5 p.m. that day.
Brett will present a short program, followed by a two-hour book signing.
Books will be available for purchase at the event through Dragonwings Bookstore of Waupaca.
Attendees may also bring pre-purchased books for signing.
The visit is in conjunction with the current “The World of Jan Brett” exhibit, which is on display at the Waupaca Area Public Library through Friday, Dec. 23.
“The World of Jan Brett” features more than 50 original paintings and children-friendly graphics and labels.
The exhibit encourages playful exploration, and colorful graphics introduce visitors to cultures around the world.
Brett has more than 35 million books in print and has been one of America’s most beloved children’s authors and illustrators for more than 30 years.
Her illustrations are adored for their classic beauty and vibrant life-like images of animals, landscapes and flourishes from cultures around the world.
For more information about Brett’s visit or “The World of Jan Brett” exhibit, visit the library exhibit room’s website at www.waupacalibrary.org/exhibit-room.