Alternate Title EDBL
Production Language English
Country of Origin United States
Description Bring the kids to this literary and musical jam session with the award-winning team of author Walter Dean Myers and his son, illustrator Christopher Myers. Their latest collaboration, Jazz, captures the history and spirit of this vibrant American art form through syncopated poetry and exuberant illustrations. The event starts off with a buffet of kid-friendly food and drink followed by a reading accompanied by live musical demonstration. The authors will disucss the history of jazz and the art of writing, display the original art work, and explain how the illustrations were made. A question and answer session will be followed by a book signing. Recommended age level: 8-12.