A Reading EXTRAVAGANZA!

ONE DAY! ALL WORD PLAY! Join us as we celebrate the pleasure and power of words with a world of word wonder!

Come join the Children's Reading Connection to celebrate the power of words with Peter H. Reynolds, the author of The Word Collector.

Saturday April 27th, 10am-2pm @ Ithaca High School

Celebrate the pleasure and power of words with:

10am: Peter Reynolds openings and reading of The Word Collector

1 PM: The Word Parade!

Come dressed as a vocabulary word! Or simply wear your favorite word!

Admission: Bring a favorite word for the Community Word Wall

Anagrams & Palindromes • BIG Crossword Puzzle • BIG Magnetic Poetry • Bookmaking • Word Jumble • Visual Puns

Special Guest Author Peter Reynolds!

Author of The Word Collector, The Dot, Ish, Happy Dreamer, and Say Something!

Alphabet Snacks

Peter Reynolds Books for Sale!

Inspired by “The Word Collector” by Peter H. Reynolds everyone in Tompkins County is celebrating and collecting words throughout April!

THE WORD COLLECTOR EXTRAVAGANZA is a national pilot initiative of Children’s Reading Connection. It is part of a larger THE WORD COLLECTOR FOR ALL initiative that includes WORD COLLECTOR WEEKS: Community-wide word collecting and celebrating, and WE ALL READ The Word Collector!: An all Family, School, and Community Read of “The Word Collector” by Peter H. Reynolds

To find out more contact: Brigid.Hubberman@ChildrensReadingConnection.org

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