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Andrea Wang & Jason Chin | Watercress at Blue Willow Bookshop

March 22 @ 5:00 pm 6:00 pm CT

Award-winning creators Andrea Wang (WFYP, June 2011) and Jason Chin will appear with Blue Willow Bookshop to celebrate Watercresstheir book which was awarded a Newbery Honor medal and the Caldecott medal this year.

Blue Willow Bookshop expects all participants to maintain an atmosphere of respect and fairness. Any comments or questions that violate this standard of behavior including any form of harassment, may, at the discretion of the organizers, be immediately removed.

About the Creators:

ANDREA WANG is the award- winning author of The Nian Monster and Magic Ramen: The Story of Momofuku Ando. She was inspired to write Watercress by her experience growing up in rural Ohio as a child of Chinese immigrants. Andrea holds an M.S. in Environmental Science and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing for Young People. She lives in Colorado with her family. Instagram: @andreawhywang Twitter @andreaywang

JASON CHIN is a celebrated author and illustrator of children’s books. His book Grand Canyon was awarded a Caldecott Honor, a Sibert Honor, and the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award. His other acclaimed nonfiction titles— Redwoods, Coral Reefs, Island: A Story of the Galápagos, Gravity, and Your Place in the Universe—have received numerous starred reviews and other accolades. He is also the illustrator of Stephanie Parsley Ledyard’s debut title Pie Is for Sharing and Miranda Paul’s Water Is Water and Nine Months: Before a Baby Is Born, the latter, a Boston Globe–Horn Book Honor Book. He lives in Vermont with his wife and children. Instagram & Twitter @authorjasonchin

Free Guests are encouraged to purchase a copy of Watercress from the bookstore

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