Gail McCarthy highlights Cape Ann Reads and Cape Ann Art Haven in Gloucester Daily Times

in the news- Gail McCarthy highlights two family fun events in today’s Gloucester Daily Times

Friday – The annual Cape Ann Art Haven buoy auction is tomorrow night at Cruiseport!

Saturday – The upcoming Cape Ann Reads celebration at Gloucester City Hall is Saturday January 27 from noon to four. Gail’s article includes interviews with the four Library Directors and Mayor Romeo Theken. The color photograph that’s reproduced is a stunning drawing by Kim Smith from one of her children’s picture books, Beauty on the Wing. There’s also a photograph from Alice Gardner’s drawing installation at The Book Store for her published book St. Peter’s Fiesta.  Here’s the link to the article and a clever title design: All Booked Up: Community Reception and Fair Celebrate literature and art for Children by Gail McCarthy, Gloucester Daily Times

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Jill Chipperini | Pat Lowery Collins | Jay DiPrima | Mary Faino | Leslie Galacar | Alice Gardner | Martha Shaw Geraghty | Don Gibbon | Marion Hall | Randy Jones | SD Kelly | Steven Kennedy | Charles King | George King | Michael LaPenna | Giles Laroche | James McKenna | Barbara McLaughlin | Daisy Nell | Alexia Parker | Victoria Petway | Jim Plunkett | Diane Polley | Amy Prichard | Mary Rhinelander | Cindy Schimanski | James Seavey | Gail Seavey | Kim Smith | Christina Ean Spangler | Bonnie L. Sylvester | George Ulrich | Juni VanDyke | Anna Vojtech | Maura Wadlinger | Sara Wester | Betty Allenbrook Wiberg | Kirsten Allenbrook Wiberg |  Susannah Wolfe | Jean Woodbury | Claire Wyzenbeek


Juni VanDyke illustration for If I were a …., series collaboration with James McKenna

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Mary Rhinelander coloring sheet for the event


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Giles Laroche intricate bas relief 

Giles Laroche new book 2018Fine artist and children’s picture book author-illustrator Giles Laroche served on the jury panel. A Place to Start a Family Poems by David Harrison illustrated by Giles Laroche is out this month. 

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