• Special Storytime with Sigrid Schmalzer and Melanie Chan

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    Name: Special Storytime with Sigrid Schmalzer and Melanie Chan
    Date: February 20, 2018
    Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST
    Event Description:
    Moth and Wasp, Soil and Ocean tells its story through the memories of a farm boy who, inspired by Chinese scientist Pu Zhelong, became a scientist himself. Written by Sigrid Schmalzer, professor of history at UMass Amherst, and illustrated by Melanie Chan, this story will immerse young readers in Chinese culture, the natural history of insects, and the use of biological controls in farming. After a story reading with Schmalzer in the Reading Library, guests will join Chan in the Art Studio for a paper-cutting art project. Book signing to follow program. Can’t make it to the event? You may reserve signed books online or contact The Carle Bookshop at shop@carlemuseum.org.
    Location:
    The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art 125 West Bay Rd Amherst MA 01002
    Date/Time Information:
    February 25, 2018 1:00pm
    Contact Information:
    Sandy Soderberg
    Fees/Admission:
    Free with Museum Admission ($9-22)
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