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Lawrence in the Fall @ Cambridge Public Library (Co-sponsored by Battenkill Books)

Please join us at 10 am at the Cambridge Public Library for a special story time with children's book llustrator, Doug Salati, who will present his new picture book (authored by Matthew Farina), Lawrence in the Fall. 

Lawrence the fox accompanies his father into the forest to collect something to take to his school show-and-tell. Lawrence is scared at first, but as he grows comfortable in the forest, he starts to recognize how beautiful and unique each tree and leaf is, allowing him to gather a splendid, one-of-a-kind collection of his own. 

"This delightful seasonal story will inspire its young audience to do some leaf collecting of their own."-- SLJ

"Readers will want to head out to discover a collection of their own."-- Kirkus Reviews

Doug Salati is an illustrator living in New York City. He received his MFA from the Illustration as Visual Essay program at the School of Visual Arts and was a 2015 Sendak Fellow. He is also the illustrator of In a Small Kingdom by Tomie dePaola. See more of Doug's work online at

Event date: 

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Event address: 

Cambridge Public Library
21 West Main St.
Cambridge, NY 12816

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