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Children’s author Nancy Carlson to visit Perham

Noted children’s book author Nancy Carlson will be speaking at the Perham Area Public Library on Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m.

Carlson will also be speaking with several classes at Heart of the Lakes Elementary School earlier that day, as part of the school’s celebration of “I Love To Read! Month.”

At the library, she will be discussing her writing and illustrating for an adult audience.

Carlson is an accomplished children’s book author and illustrator who has published more than 60 books. Born and raised in Edina, Minn., many of her stories are taken from her own childhood experiences. 

Recognition for her work includes several Reading Rainbow selections, the Children’s Choice Award from the International Reading Association and Children’s Book Council, the Minnesota Children’s Museum Great Friends to Kids Award and several others.

Carlson’s appearance is sponsored by the 549 Foundation, the Women of Focus, and the Friends of the Perham Area Public Library. It is free of charge and open to the public.