P&P Live! Gilbert Ford-The Mysterious Messenger—in conversation with Mary Quattlebaum

Upcoming Event
Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 7:00pm

Maria is a lonely girl with a secret to keep. She is the daughter of a psychic con artist who swindles widows out of their fortunes, but it’s not her mother that has the gift of clairvoyance—it is Maria. A longing for connection with the living leads Maria on a spirit-led treasure hunt across 1950s Brooklyn where she learns about Beat poets, Abstract Impressionists, jazz singers, and, ultimately, friendship.  

This is the debut middle grade novel for award winning author-illustrator Gilbert Ford. He will be in conversation with Mary Quattlebaum, children's author and Washington Post/Kids Post reviewer. The event includes a short clip of Gilbert’s process and a live drawing demonstration as well as Q&A from the audience. Ages 8-12. 

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Politics and Prose Live!
Washington, DC 20008
Child & Teen
The Mysterious Messenger By Gilbert Ford Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250205674
Availability: Special Order—Subject to Availability
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - July 21st, 2020

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