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Award Winning Children’s Author/Illustrator, Matt Tavares to visit Olivet on Tuesday, March 15th!

Inviting all readers to mark your calendars and join us 

Tuesday, March 15th at 6:00 pm at 

For a totally free event 

at Fern Persons Elementary School (4425 W. Butterfield Hwy, Olivet) 

to meet award winning author/illustrator, Matt Tavares.  

Award winning children’s author and illustrator, Matt Tavares has published 20 books that have won several awards, including three Parental Choice Gold Awards.  His artwork has been exhibited at the Museum of American Illustrations.  Matt is an avid baseball fan and many of his books reflect his love of the game.  His most popular titles include Growing Up Pedro, Max and Lulu, Dasher and his newest work, Twenty One Steps, the 2022 ALA Notable Children’s book, based on the story of the tomb of the Unknown Soldier.  After a short presentation, Matt will be available to sign books and meet with kids/adults. Literacy activities are also planned for students and families to interact. Matt’s books will be available that night for purchase for classrooms or homes, alike! Don’t miss out on this once in a lifetime opportunity!