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Children's Event: A Celebration of Stars with Joyce Hesselberth

A festive afternoon awaits us in celebration of Joyce Hesselberth's new picture book, When Molly Ate the Stars! A storytime with Joyce will kick off an afternoon of treats and crafts, featuring star-themed activities. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Joyce Hesselberth is a writer and illustrator based in Baltimore. She studied graphic design at Virginia Commonwealth University and later earned her master’s degree in fiction writing from Johns Hopkins University. Her children’s books have been published by Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, HarperCollins, and Chronicle Books. Her book Mapping Sam won a special mention award in the Bologna Ragazzi non-fiction category and was also named one of New York Public Library’s Best Books. Her most recent book, When Molly Ate the Stars will be published by Chronicle Books in Fall 2022. Her illustrations have also appeared in magazines and newspapers including The New York TimesThe Washington PostScientific American, and many others. She and her husband David Plunkert co-founded their studio Spur Design in 1995. Joyce also teaches illustration at Maryland Institute College of Art.






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Saturday, September 10, 2022 - 2:00pm


The Ivy Bookshop - Back Patio, 5928 Falls Road, Baltimore, MD 21209

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