Arts, Dining & Entertainment
November 2, 2018

Co-authors host story time in Rutland

Courtesy Phoenix Books Jenn Kocsmiersky

Courtesy Phoenix Books
Jenn Kocsmiersky

Saturday, Nov. 3, 11 a.m.—RUTLAND—On Saturday, Nov. 3 at 11 a.m., Phoenix Books Rutland will host a story time with Robert Broder and Jenn Kocsmiersky, featuring their new book, “Paul and His Ukulele.”

Courtesy Phoenix Books Robert Broder

Courtesy Phoenix Books
Robert Broder

About the book: Not all who wander are lost; sometimes they’re just searching for a new song. Paul was given a present. “A guitar?” said Paul. “It’s a ukulele,” said his parents. Paul loved his ukulele and spent all his time crafting his own song. As he got older, Paul knew it was time to head out in search of something new. When his travels took him to one small town, the unexpected happened. But from unexpected circumstances can come new friendships and new experiences. And maybe that new song he’s been looking for.

Robert Broder loves picture books, cold weather, and warm chocolate chip cookies. He likes all dogs and only two cats. When he’s not outside hiking with his family, he’s inside playing his ukulele. 

Jenn Kocsmiersky is a freelance watercolor artist and illustrator. She studied American Studies, fine art, and cultural studies and taught writing in higher education for 10 years before pursuing an art career. She is particularly interested in increasing diversity in children’s literature. She is a recipient of 2016 WNDB Walter Myers Grant. Kocsmiersky has two children and lives in upstate New York.

This event is free and open to all. Phoenix Books is located at 2 Center St., Rutland. Copies of the featured title will be available for attendees to purchase and have signed. For more information, call 802-855-8078 or visit phoenixbooks.biz.

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