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Storytime and Bookmaking with Author Priya Kumari
April 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
Join us on Facebook for a special storytime with local author Priya Kumari. Ms. Priya will be reading books to celebrate the festival of Holi and demonstrate a fun, engaging craft activity. She will share her process in publishing her book, The ABCs of Virtue, which is available in the JCFPL collection.
Priya Kumari is the founder of Eternal Tree books, an independent publishing house that creates books inspired by Indian culture and native traditions for global distribution. Born and raised in the scenic foothills of the Himalayan Mountains, she inherited her love of reading and passion for the written word from her father, who owned a bookstore. The rich and detailed history of Indian culture and mythos is the source for her books focusing on humane values of diversity and connection to bring future generations together. She is also a certified public accountant who lives in New Jersey with her husband and two sons.
Her upcoming book ‘Leaf Talks Peace: Buddha’s Message of Harmony’ is the first picture book by an Indian author endorsed by The Dalai Lama. Her book ‘My Raksha Bandhan’ has won the Purple Dragon Fly SM award, and two more books, ‘My Holi’ and ‘My Diwali’ in the ‘My Festival’ series, will be released in August 2022. To learn more about her work, visit www.eternaltreebooks.com.