Thursday, November 9, 2006

Ashley Bryan Children's Literature Conference

The 2nd Annual Ashley Bryan Children's Literature Conference takes place on November 3 and 4 at the Central Library in downtown Atlanta. This conference highlights the work of Ashley Bryan, beloved children's book author, illustrator and storyteller.

As an author and illustrator of children's books for over thirty years, Bryan's works include Beautiful Blackbird, ABC of African American Poetry, Beat the Story-Drum, Pum-Pum and The Story of Lightning & Thunder.

In addition to Bryan, there will be readings and presentations with renowned authors, including Pat Cummings and Colin Boothman. Attendees can also find one of GPB Education's project managers, Laura Miller, presenting on how to utilize Reading Rainbow for family literacy.

For more information, contact Teffany Edmondson at 404-699-6364 or visit Atlanta-Fulton Public Library.

Hear a reading of Ashley Bryan's Beautiful Blackbird.