Publishing Children's Books: The Dirty Truth

This event was held on April 7, 2011 at Traverwood Branch: Program Room

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2011 Caldecott Medal winner Erin and Philip Stead join other panelists in this discussion of issues in the children's book publishing industry, co-sponsored by the Detroit Chapter of the Women's National Book Association.

The discussion panel includes: Shutta Crum, nationally known children's author, storyteller, former librarian and teacher; Heather Hughes, Marketing Director at Sleeping Bear Press; Colleen Kammer, co-owner of Oak Park's Book Beat Bookstore; and Marian Nelson, owner of Nelson Publishing & Marketing. Eastern Michigan University Children's Literature Professor Dr. Harry Eiss will moderate.

The event will also feature a book signing by panel members and books will be on sale.

The Women's National Book Association is a national organization of women and men who work with and value books. The original WNBA exists to promote reading and to support the role of women in the community of the book.

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