Basically Book’s calendar of events in Hilo. Information about our local book talks, signings, live Hawaiian music, cultural events, and more!
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1:00 pm: Chrismas Mystery Day, MAHI Talk story and Children's Books Readings
December 8, 2018 –
1 pm HOLIDAY MYSTERY
Meet and Greet members of MAHI - Mystery Authors of Hawaii Island and learn about new and upcoming book releases: Frankie Bow’s latest, The Perfect Body; Leslie Karst’s spring release, Murder From Scratch. Hal Glatzer talking about Charlie Chan. Jane Hoff, Veryl Ann Grace, Jill Steele, and David Penhallow Scott will be there with their stories. Refreshments.
3 pm Children’s Story Time
Mary Pfaff’s charming stories about Alice Mongoose and Alistair Rat will be read by Frankie Bow. Featured in Bow’s Professor Molly mystery series, the fictional Mary Pfaff is described as the “Beatrix Potter of Hawaii.” Children and parents appreciate the books’ unselfconscious multiculturalism, sensible life lessons and positive main characters.
Esther Szegedy is the illustrator of several picture books, and coloring books about kitties and dogs. Her whimsical style brings a smile. She will speak about some of her works in progress.
The event is co-sponsored by SCBWI - Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. Refreshments.