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Virtual Author Talk: A Visit to Deckawoo Drive

A Conversation with Mercy Watson and Kate DiCamillo

2024-07-09 14:00:00 2024-07-09 15:00:00 America/Indiana/Indianapolis Virtual Author Talk: A Visit to Deckawoo Drive Join us for a visit to Deckawoo Drive with everyone’s favorite adventure loving pig, Mercy Watson! Newbery Medal winning author Kate DiCamillo will be sharing the stories behind the creation of her early chapter book series, the original Mercy Watson, and the follow up series. Online -

Tuesday, July 09
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-07-09 14:00:00 2024-07-09 15:00:00 America/Indiana/Indianapolis Virtual Author Talk: A Visit to Deckawoo Drive Join us for a visit to Deckawoo Drive with everyone’s favorite adventure loving pig, Mercy Watson! Newbery Medal winning author Kate DiCamillo will be sharing the stories behind the creation of her early chapter book series, the original Mercy Watson, and the follow up series. Online -

Join us for a visit to Deckawoo Drive with everyone’s favorite adventure loving pig, Mercy Watson! Newbery Medal winning author Kate DiCamillo will be sharing the stories behind the creation of her early chapter book series, the original Mercy Watson, and the follow up series.

Join us for a visit to Deckawoo Drive with everyone’s favorite adventure loving pig, Mercy Watson! Newbery Medal winning author Kate DiCamillo will be sharing the stories behind the creation of her early chapter book series, the original Mercy Watson, and the follow up series, Tales from Deckawoo Drive. We will also be celebrating the publication of Mercy Watson to the Rescue.

Mercy is selfish and impulsive, but no matter how much trouble she gets in, Mr. and Mrs. Watson continue to love her and see her in the best possible light. Young readers love to join along in her hilarious adventures, taking comfort in the fact that their parents and guardians will love them no matter what as well. BYOBT – Bring Your Own Buttered Toast!

About the Author: Kate DiCamillo is the award-winning author of over 30 books for children. She served as the 2014-2015 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, appointed by the Library of Congress. Several of her books have been turned into movies, and one was even adapted as an opera. She grew up in Florida and currently lives in Minnesota.

Disclaimer: 

The views expressed by presenters are their own and their appearance in a program does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Reference to any specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by Indianapolis Public Library.

 

AGE GROUP: | School-Age Kids | Preschoolers | All Ages |

EVENT TYPE: | Online | Lecture/Panel Discussion | Author Visit |

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Hours
Mon, Jul 15 12:00AM to 11:45PM
Tue, Jul 16 12:00AM to 11:45PM
Wed, Jul 17 12:00AM to 11:45PM
Thu, Jul 18 12:00AM to 11:45PM
Fri, Jul 19 12:00AM to 11:45PM
Sat, Jul 20 12:00AM to 11:45PM
Sun, Jul 21 12:00AM to 11:45PM

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