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Author Mike Artell to visit Builta

Reported by steven_niezgoda@ipsd.org on 3/22/17

Author, illustrator/cartoonist, and conference speaker Mike Artell will be speaking to students at Builta this Thursday, March 23rd Mike is the author of more than 35 books. He writes both non-fiction books and fiction. The non-fiction books include cartooning tips, weather and space, jokes, and sports. His fiction writing includes a Cajun take on classic fairy tales. His book Petitie Rouge - A Cajun Red Riding Hood was named 2009 Read Aloud Book of the Year by the National Association of Elementary School Principals.

Mike will speak with Builta students at 1pm on Thursday March 23 from 1-3pm. Mike will speak with students about his life, his books, engage students in word play from his joke books, read from his Cajun tales, and give students step-by-step cartooning instructions.


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