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Great Picture Book Biographies

Great Picture Book Biographies

Nov 3, 2019 @ 11:30 am12:00 pm

Books Of Wonder


Suggested Ages: 2-3 to 11-14

Authors and illustrators Deborah Blumenthal (Parrots, Pugs and Pixie Dust), Gordon C. James (Let ‘Er Buck!), Julie Leung (Paper Son), Gloria Respress-Churchwell (Follow Chester!), and Leah Tinari (The Presidents) discuss their biographical picture books, answer questions from the audience, and sign copies of all their books.

Police Officer Moira Ann Smith Playground

Toy soldiers welcome kids to this brightly colored playground featuring water fountains, tire-swings, water-spouting alphabet blocks, turrets, slides, and a large water wheel in the northeast corner of charming Madison Square Park..

Named after Officer Moira Ann Smith, the only NYPD policewoman to be lost on September 11, 2001, the playground stands as a loving tribute to this community hero and mother.

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