Calgary Public Library, John Dutton Theatre
Monica Kulling has published over thirty-five books for children, including In the Bag! Margaret Knight Wraps It Up, selected by Smithsonian magazine as one of the Ten Great Science Books for Kids. Her other two books in the series, It’s a Snap! George Eastman’s First Photograph and All Aboard! Elijah McCoy’s Steam Engine, both illustrated by Bill Slavin, were nominated for several awards. Kulling is also the author of the hilarious Merci Mister Dash! She presents Mister Dash and the Cupcake Calamity.
Barbara Reid is the critically acclaimed Canadian author and illustrator of over twenty books, including Picture a Tree, The Subway Mouse and Welcome, Baby. Her timeless storytelling paired with her vibrant Plasticine illustrations result in utterly original picture books that are loved by children and parents alike. This fall, readers will be dazzled by her stunning version of The Night Before Christmas.