Louisiana Children’s Museum Signing – June 2, 2012


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Friends:

On June 2, 2012, I was one of the authors featured at the Louisiana Children’s Museum’s new Talk and Play Literacy Center. It is built to resemble a Louisiana swamp, complete with a Cajun cottage.

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There is a stage for kids to dress up and act out stories. (Little Red Riding Hood courtesy of Eliana)

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There is a cool reading nook with a neat bookshelf in the shape of a “C.”

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I stayed long enough to catch another author in action: Nancy Parker, who wrote a picture book called Dat and Yat: What’s Cooking? Nancy is a local news anchor for Fox 8 in New Orleans.

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I performed my Louisiana book, Mama’s Bayou. The kids were so cute. They sat on the floor on pillows shaped like turtle shells

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Here is a picture of Nancy and me together. Yes, I know I’m short. LOL

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It was a fun event. Thank you to the LCM staff for inviting me: Edward Begnaud (LCM Store Manager), Cat Bacelieri (Education Director), and Tracy Bruno (Program Manager). Aieeeee!

Until next time…

Warmly, Dianne