Award Winning Author and Illustrator in Urbana


URBANA- On Friday, October 21st, award winning author and illustrator duo, Patricia Hruby Powell and Christian Robinson will host an evening at the Urbana Free Library in Lewis Auditorium. 

From 4:00- 4:45 p.m. the two will read aloud their latest creation, "Josephine:The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker." They both will discuss their inspiration for the book and how they worked alongside each other before even meeting face to face. 

There will also be opportunities to learn the classic 'Charleston' dance and eat cake. 

The event is free and fit for all ages. For more information visit the link.

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