Doreen Rappaport & @Tavaresbooks
Helen’s Big World:
The Life of Helen Keller
Books of Wonder is overjoyed to host the official pre-release event for a wonderfully crafted new picture book biography. In Helen’s Big World,DOREEN RAPPAPORT’s prose and MATT TAVARES’ dynamic illustrations come together seamlessly to deliver an excellent and accessible introduction for young readers to the story of one of our country’s most influential luminaries. Born in 1880, Helen Keller was the fist deaf and blind person to earn a Bachelors of Arts degree, became a progressive political figure well ahead of her time, and wrote an impressive 12 books. Your young readers and listeners will relish hearing about this amazing woman from this author & artist team that have brought her compelling story to vivid life. Beginning at noon DOREEN RAPPAPORT & MATT TAVARES will present their new book, take questions from the audience, and sign copies of all their wonderful works. Ages 3-8. Saturday, October 6th, 12-2pm.