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Tigers and Wolves and Skunks, Oh My!

For grades K-5
CelebrateSpringfield's favorite children's author and the release of his latest two titles! David L. Harrison introduces After Dark, about creatures of the night, and Rum Pum Pum, about a lost drum and a friendless tiger that finds it. Join us for this virtual event to hear the author read from both books and tell you how he wrote them. David will be joined by Jane Yolen, author of more than 375 books for children and adults, and an esteemed poet and essayist. Viewers are invited to supply sound effects and echo reading during the event! Registrations accepted December 23-January 8 and must be made by a parent or guardian by emailing and providing their library card number. A link and password to access the virtual event will be shared with registered participants.
David's books are available for purchase at Pagination Bookshop, 1150 E. Walnut St., Springfield. Place an order by emailing, provide name and how you would like the book(s) personalized by David Harrison. Or message to or Instagram