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 Thursday, Aug.  24 through Monday, Sept 4 (Labor Day)

Minnesota State Fair 2017

Stop in 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM.  Find us again this year at the North wall of the Creative Activities Annex.  The Education Building is on the other side, and Creative Activities Bldg. is just south of us.  New this year I have My Little Book of Bald Eagles, my children’s picture book which I will be signing every day of the Fair along with my other 3 picture books.  In addition, I will have new mini prints, new matted prints, new acrylic paintings and paintings with Minnesota/nature themes.   Our beautiful State!
This just in:  Erling is featured in the Blue Ribbon Bargain Book this year with a wonderful jewelry creation — a wire wrapped sterling silver or 14K gold fill stone (or shell) ring (regular $17.95) at an unbelievable price for one with the coupon of $5.95!  The coupon book will more than pay for itself just on this one purchase alone!  Stop by and say hello, and see what sparks your interest.  We love seeing you!
 Saturday, Feb. 25

2017 Nature Fest at the Manatee Center

Manatee Observation and Education Center
Downtown Fort Pierce, FL,  11 – 3.  480 N. Indian River Drive.
Local environmental organizations will have booths, touch tank, hands on games and activities, food.  From 11:00 to about 12:30, I will be reading and signing My Little Book of Manatee books, with craft time available afterwards for children to make a manatee magnet to bring home.  Come join us for a day of learning and fun!

My Little Book of Manatees, $7.95, Windward Press, 2007.  Illustrated by Stephanie Mirocha

 Saturday, Feb. 18

 Reading in the Refuge program

J.N. “DingDarling National Wildlife Refuge,
Sanibel Island, Florida
All about manatees!  Take the kids and head over to Sanibel Island on Saturday for Reading in the Refuge (family story time and craft).  I will read the book, My Little Book of Manatees, and Ranger Becky Larkins will talk about manatee facts in between!  Program lasts about 45 minutes.  Afterwards I will sign your book and draw a little manatee next to my signature!

My Little Book of Manatees, $7.95, Windward Press, 2007.  Illustrated by Stephanie Mirocha