March 18, 2008

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LEWISBURG, Pa. — Noted children's author John Stadler will give the talk, "What's So Scary? How to Make Children's Books," on Wednesday, April 2, at 7 p.m. in the Smith Library of the Vaughan Literature Building at Bucknell University.

The talk is free to the public.

Acclaimed children's author
Stadler, who graduated from Bucknell in 1975, is the author of almost 30 highly acclaimed and much-loved children's books.

His titles include Words with Wrinkled Knees, Lucy and the Gift-wrapped Guest and Catilda as well as the recent Big and Little and the best-selling Hooray for Snail.

His pop-up book, Take Me Out to the Ballgame, was named a Parenting magazine "Book of the Year" and a Books of Wonder "Pick of the Month."

Many of Stadler's books have been selected by the American Library Association Editor's Choice, the Children's Book Council's Children's Choice, and Reading Rainbow.

In his talk, Stadler will discuss his career as an author of children's books.

Stadler is the son of Jack and Ralynn Stadler, for whom the Stadler Center for Poetry at Bucknell University is named.

Contact: Office of Communications

Posted March 18, 2008


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