Third Place Books connects local author with Highland Terrace first graders

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Mike Curato sketches and talks to
Highland Terrace first graders
Photo by Frank Kleyn

Third Place Books in Lake Forest Park brought author / illustrator Mike Curato to the Highland Terrace Elementary Library in Shoreline on September 24, 2014.

Author Mike Curato reads his story to rapt
first graders at Highland Terrace Elementary
Photo by Frank Kleyn

Mike shared his endearing and beautiful book, “Little Elliot Big City” with all four of the first grade classrooms. In addition to reading the story, Mike shared the life experiences which led him to become an author/illustrator, as well as his process for writing and illustrating books.

He even let us keep his fantastic sketches to decorate the walls of our classrooms. Teacher-Librarian Frank Kleyn and the first grade students at Highland Terrace extend a big thank you Third Place Books and Mike Curato!


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