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Shelley Westbrook Book Signing - February 27, 2016
Join us on Saturday, February 27th from 1-3pm as Shelley signs her children's book, Upside Down Mr. Brown.
Shelley Westbrook is an art and media specialist who has always had a deep love of books.
Her background in this area began as a clerk at the Orange County Library System.
Mrs. Westbrook instantly migrated to the children’s department and began creating visual displays to enhance that department and attract new readers.
She found herself immersed in wonderful stories and sharing them with young patrons.
Her favorite time of the day was of course Storytime!
She loved seeing children transported through their imaginations, to the wonderful and unique places the stories would take them.
Her gift is to truly make a story come to life, she does this through all avenues, visually recreating the experience and engaging her audience.
Mrs. Westbrook has currently authored a series of whimsical books, the first one UPSIDE DOWN MR. BROWN has been well received and even earned her
a finalist position in the ROYAL PALMS LITERARY AWARDS FOR 2015. This is a huge accomplishment and was judged solely on text. Her Illustrations are simple and childlike, full of vibrant watercolor. Mrs. Westbrook aspires to develop lifelong readers. She has created special art and crafts to accompany all of her stories.