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Thursday, January 15, 2015

Children's Author Christopher Cheng Speaks at SU January 27

SALISBURY, MD---Australian children’s author Christopher Cheng discusses his books and career 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, January 27, in Room 226 of Salisbury University’s Teacher Education and Technology Center.

Cheng has been a literacy ambassador for the Australian government’s Literacy and Numeracy Week initiative, as well as an ambassador for its National Year of Reading in 2012.

His book One Child won the Wilderness Society Environment Award for Picture Books (Australia) and was named the 2000 Skipping Stones Honor Book (United States). His additional works include Sounds Spooky, winner of the 2012 Aurealis Award, and Python, named a 2014 Bank Street College Best Book of the Year.

Sponsored by the Samuel W. and Marilyn C. Seidel School of Education and Professional Studies, admission is free and the public is invited. For more information call 410-543-6030 or visit the SU website at www.salisbury.edu.


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