Storytime and Book Signing with Chris Raschka at AHML

Enjoy a special interactive storytime with Arlington Height's Memorial Library artist-in-residence, the award-winning children’s author and illustrator Chris Raschka. Read aloud and act out scenes from Chris’ books and see his playful illustrations come to life during this live reading and drawing event. A book signing will follow and books will be available for sale. For age 4 to Grade 4 with parent.

This event is presented in conjunction with Bravo! Chris Raschka, an art exhibit from the National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature, on display in the Library's Marketplace from June 4 through August 12. Visit for more.

This event is free, but regsitration is required. You can register online here, or call the library at 847-392-010

Event date: 

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Event address: 

Arlington Heights Memorial Library
500 N. Dunton Avenue
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
A Ball for Daisy (Caldecott Medal - Winner Title(s)) Cover Image
By Chris Raschka, Chris Raschka (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780375858611
Availability: On Our Shelves to call before coming in to pick up.
Published: Schwartz & Wade Books - May 10th, 2011

Winner of the 2012 Randolph Caldecott Medal

Charlie Parker Played Be Bop Cover Image
ISBN: 9780531070956
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Orchard Books (NY) - September 1st, 1997

"In a daring attempt to capture the raw energy of Parker's music . . . Raschka (pens) a text that's as lean as a poem and as mean as a blues refrain" ("Publishers Weekly", starred review). Full-color illustrations.