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The Book & The Author

Debi Gliori in her studio in Scotland


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No Matter What

by Debi Gliori

The Book:

Small, who is feeling grim and grumpy, need reassurance on just how much he is loved by Big. Debi Gliori artfully explores the subject of unconditional love in this endearing picture book.

Presentation Schedule:

Thursday, November 17, Topeka Shawnee County Public Library, 9 AM-Noon and Manhattan Public Library, 6:30 – 9:00 PM.

Friday, November 18, Johnson County Public Library at Corinth Library, Prairie Village, 9:00 – 11:30 AM and for Kansas City Kansas Public Library at Indian Springs Center, 1:30-3:00 PM.

Saturday, November 19, Lawrence Public Library, 1:30-3:00 PM and Morrill Public Library, Hiawatha, from 5:30-8:00 PM.

Ordering Information:

Contact: Jackie Powers
$8 each hard cover + S/H
(will ship in October unless otherwise noted)

1-800-SCHOLAS and choose option #3
$4.95 each + S/H plus 30% off (depending number of books ordered)

The Author:

Debi Gliori is the author and illustrator of many books for children, including the very popular Mr Bear series. She won the Children's Book Award picture book section, and was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal in 1997. Her backlist at Transworld includes Tell Me Something Happy Before I Go To Sleep and The Very Small. Pure Dead Magic, the start of a trilogy, was her first novel. The second part, Pure Dead Wicked was published in 2002 and the concluding novel, Pure Dead Brilliant was published in 2003. Debi lives in Scotland, near Edinburgh.

(Random House, http://www.randomhouse.co.uk/catalog/author.htm?authorID=102864)

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For more information, contact:

Vikki Jo Stewart
Kansas State Library