Virtual Author Event ~ Children's Book Writer David Harrison!

Join us on Facebook Live at 3 PM Thursday, June 11th, for a live interview and reading with beloved local children's book author David Harrison!

*We have many of David's books in stock ~ order today for curbside pick up, and you can read and follow along with David!

About the Author:

David Harrison has published ninety-two titles that have earned dozens of honors, including the Christopher Award for The Book of Giant Stories. His work has been translated into twelve languages, anthologized more than one hundred eighty-five times, and appeared in over eighty magazines and professional journals. In Springfield, MO, David Harrison Elementary School is named for him. His poem, “My Book,” is sandblasted into The Children’s Garden sidewalk at the Burton Barr Library in Phoenix, Arizona and painted on a bookmobile in Pueblo, Colorado. David’s poetry inspired Sandy Asher’s popular, award winning school plays, Somebody Catch My Homework and Jesse and Grace and has been set to music performed for numerous live audiences. In 2007, the Missouri Librarian Association presented David with its Literacy Award for the body of his work. David holds science degrees from Drury and Emory universities and honorary doctor of letters degrees from Missouri State University and Drury University. He is poet laureate of Drury. David lives with his wife, Sandy, a business owner and retired guidance counselor. He is working on many new books.

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Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
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After Dark: Poems about Nocturnal Animals Cover Image
ISBN: 9781629797175
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Wordsong - February 25th, 2020

Crawly School for Bugs: Poems to Drive You Buggy Cover Image
By David Harrison, Julie Bayless (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781629792040
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Wordsong - March 20th, 2018