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New Canaan Library: Children's Author Visit with Alan Katz

Submitted by elmstreetbooks on Wed, 03/13/2024 - 4:34pm

Event Details from New Canaan Library

Join us as author Alan Katz visits the Library! Alan will talk about his writing process, sharing some funny stories and answering questions! Afterwards Alan will be available to sign books. 

Alan Katz has written 50+ highly acclaimed books for young readers. A frequent presenter at regional and national conferences/festivals, he’s received numerous state awards for his titles, notably Take Me Out of the Bathtub and Other Silly Dilly Songs, Got Your Nose!, OOPS!, Stinky Thinking, and Are You Quite Polite? Alan is the co-author (with the Today Show’s Dylan Dreyer) of Misty the Cloud, an October 2021 New York Times Bestseller. His other recent titles include Elf Academy: Trouble in Toyland, Really Stupid Stories for Really Smart Kids, three Lieographies (Babe Ruth, Amelia Earhart and Thomas Edison), and the first five books in the Society of Substitutes series.

Alan is also a six-time Emmy-nominated writer for TV series including The Rosie O’Donnell Show, The Tony Danza Show, several Nickelodeon and PBS Kids series, animated shows Pinkalicious, Taz-Mania and Goof Troop, and network specials including the Grammy Awards, the Tony Awards and A Rosie Christmas.

Alan also hosted a long-running game show on SiriusXM’s Kids Place Live channel, and he’s created comic books, trading cards, theme park shows, stage musicals (including The Silly Dilly Musical, based on his nine Silly Dilly songbooks), and hundreds of others special projects for kids and their parents.

Elm Street Books will be on site selling books. 

Important Information

Accessibility and Accommodations

We strive to facilitate access to information and Library services for all patrons. If you have questions about accessibility or a request for accommodation, please phone 203-594-5002, email the librarian in charge of this program (see contact info above), or email child@newcanaanlibrary.org with as much lead time as possible.

Participation Guidelines

If your child is under 12 years old, an adult caregiver must remain in the library for the duration of the program. If your child finishes a program early, or if a child becomes ill, distressed, or behaves in a manner that interferes with other participants’ enjoyment of the program, they may be released from class before the program’s end time. Please ensure that your child knows exactly where to find you at all times.

Event date: 
Sunday, April 21, 2024 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Event address: 
New Canaan Library
151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840
Got Your Nose! By Alan Katz, Alex Willan (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Alan Katz, Alex Willan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063025042
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - January 10th, 2023

Oops! By Alan Katz, Edward Koren (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Alan Katz, Edward Koren (Illustrator)
$19.99
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ISBN: 9781416902041
Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - March 4th, 2008

Take Me Out of the Bathtub and Other Silly Dilly Songs By Alan Katz, David Catrow (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Alan Katz, David Catrow (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780689829031
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - May 1st, 2001

Are You Quite Polite?: Are You Quite Polite? By Alan Katz Cover Image
$19.99
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ISBN: 9780689869709
Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - October 1st, 2006