Beetling About with Ashley Spires

Ashley Spires

Beetling About with Ashley Spires

Ashley Spires

12:30pm

Sunday, October 31, 2021

Watch Here!

Join bestselling author-illustrator Ashley Spires live on Instagram for a TIFA Kids reading and live drawing session! It’s the perfect opportunity to learn more about Spire’s latest picture book, Burt the Beetle Doesn’t Bite! Written with her signature deadpan humor, the book is full of fun bug facts as Burt, a ten-lined june beetle, goes on a quest for greatness. The winning story will highlight how being special is an much about having character as it is about abilities.

Be sure to follow @festofauthor on Instagram to watch live. Recommended for ages six and up.

TIFA Kids is generously supported by Gail and Mark Appel.

Conversation

Watch Here!

Join bestselling author-illustrator Ashley Spires live on Instagram for a TIFA Kids reading and live drawing session! It’s the perfect opportunity to learn more about Spire’s latest picture book, Burt the Beetle Doesn’t Bite! Written with her signature deadpan humor, the book is full of fun bug facts as Burt, a ten-lined june beetle, goes on a quest for greatness. The winning story will highlight how being special is an much about having character as it is about abilities.

Be sure to follow @festofauthor on Instagram to watch live. Recommended for ages six and up.

TIFA Kids is generously supported by Gail and Mark Appel.

Conversation

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Ashley Spires is the author and illustrator of many books including the bestselling The Most Magnificent Thing, now an award-winning animated short film; and The Binky The Space Cat series, currently in its second season as an animated TV series called Agent Binky. Her book Small Saul was selected for the Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s TD Grade One Giveaway and was given to over half-a-million children. She is a drinker of tea, eater of candy and fosterer of cats. Ashley lives just outside Vancouver, British Columbia with her dog and far too many felines.

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12:30pm

Sunday, October 31, 2021

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