127th CLA Connecticut Library Association Conference
Duck Pond Press will be exhibiting and selling books by Nancy Tafuri
April 23 ~ 24, 2018 . the Danbury Crowne Plaza Hotel
18 Old Ridgebury Road, Danbury, CT 06810 Rt. 84 exit 2
Monday, April 23rd ~ 8am to 6pm
Tuesday, April 24th ~ 8am to 4pm
Nancy Tafuri: Sharing Nature with Young Ones
When Nancy Tafuri began her illustrating her own marvelous stories, she had a hard time at first finding a publisher who would believe in her work. Fortunately for the many, many children who have been delighted by her books, Nancy persisted, learning more about her craft while waiting to be published. Her books were successful, and they definitely found their young audiences. Eventually, the New York Times would call Nancy Tafuri “the Queen Mother of Warmly Soothing Animal Bedtime Stories.” Read more
Interview with Nancy Tafuri and Giveaway.
What books did you love as a child?
Every week my mother and I would go grocery shopping and a new picture book would make this event a winner...I am a product of the Classic Golden Book era: The Pokey Little Puppy, The Little Red Hen, The Animals of Farmer Jones and then there was: The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper, I-Think-I-Can, I-Think-I-Can! Which has been my motto throughout my life! Read more of the interview here ...
Friday, February 3 at 3:00pm
Book Fair Reading and Signing for the Saints Peter and Paul School
Barnes & Noble
235 Union Street. Waterbury.CT 203-759-7125