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School Visit with Diane Lang

Event date: 
Monday, March 2, 2020 - 8:00am
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Private Off-Site Event

Naturalist and poet Diane Lang will be visitng schools with Once Upon A Time Bookstore along with some animal visitors

About the book: There are so many wild and wonderful animals in the world--and all are connected. This fact-filled rhyming exploration of the diversity of the animal kingdom celebrates mammals, birds, insects, fish, reptiles, amphibians, and more!

Diane Lang author photo with owl

About the author: Diane Lang lives in northern California, where she volunteers at wildlife centers in Walnut Creek and Hayward, and occasionally travels to one in Pasadena, talking with children and adults about our natural world. She especially likes to share the fascinating and wonderful aspects of some of our most overlooked wild neighbors--turkey vultures, snakes, spiders, and more. See some her nature favorites and a few of her poems at DianeLang.net.

Fur, Feather, Fin—All of Us Are Kin Cover Image
By Diane Lang, Stephanie Laberis (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481447096
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Beach Lane Books - May 1st, 2018

Daytime Nighttime, All Through the Year Cover Image
By Diane Lang, Andrea Gabriel (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781584696063
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dawn Publications (CA) - September 1st, 2017

Daytime Nighttime, All Through the Year Cover Image
By Diane Lang, Andrea Gabriel (Illustrator)
$8.95
ISBN: 9781584696070
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dawn Publications (CA) - September 1st, 2017

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Vulture Verses: Love Poems for the Unloved Cover Image
By Diane Lang, Lauren Gallegos (Illustrator)
$9.95
ISBN: 9781938849640
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Prospect Park Books - June 23rd, 2015

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