Programs & Events
Kristin Butcher visits the Library
Please join us for a visit from children's author Kristin Butcher on Monday, May 10, 2010 at 10:30 AM as she shares with us her book Pharaohs and Foot Soldiers: One Hundred Ancient Egyptian Jobs You Might Have Desired or Dreaded, nominated for a Forest of Reading Award ® for 2010. Kristin writes for adults, teens and children, and has published fifteen books in total. She currently has two more in the works.
This author visit is made possible by the Ontario Arts Council and the Writers' Union of Canada. Special thanks to the Friends of the Library, who facilitated this visit. To learn more about the Friends of the Orangeville Public Library, click here.
About the Book
Kids in grades 4-6 will enjoy this fun, witty, tongue-in-cheek career guide that looks at the job market way, way, waaay back in the day. This book explores the working life of the ancient Egyptians, with job descriptions such as sandal-maker, stone cutter, embalmer to the Pharaoh, reed cutter, or robber. Add clever and colourful illustrations, include lots of really interesting facts, and what you have is a fun, informal, and made-to-entertain Silver Birch finalist!
Everyone is welcome. Admission is free.
- Date: Monday, May 10, 2010
- Time: 10:30am
- Location: Mill St. location (in the Meeting Room on the lower level)