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WINTERFROST Book Talk

Have you ever finished a book and thought, "Oh, I'd love to meet the author and ask her __________?" This program is for individuals or families who have finished reading WINTERFROST, a magical, wintry tale rooted in Scandinavian lore. Meet Michelle Houts, hear about how Klakke and Gammel and the Pedersen family came to be, and -- most importantly -- ask your questions!

Michelle Houts

30 Minute Program

 

$125


WINTERFROST by Michelle Houts (Candlewick Press) is a magical, wintry chapter book steeped in Scandinavian lore. It takes place in Denmark and begins on Christmas Eve when the Pedersen family overlooks an important holiday tradition meant to appease the nisse - or gnomes - living on their farm. Written with the 9-12 year-old-reader in mind, families have been enjoying this book as a whole-family read-aloud, as there's just enough suspense for the upper elementary kids while not being too dark or scary for the 8 and under kiddos. Settle this holiday or winter season with a young reader or two, some cozy blankets, and a good story. And then schedule a Talk-a-Book session with the author. It'll be an experience the whole family will remember for years to come.

About the Author

Michelle Houts is the award-winning author of more than a dozen books for young readers, ranging from colorful, engaging picture books to adventurous middle-grade novels. She loves to talk to young readers and writers about not only her work and process, but their own ideas and creations.

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