Naseem Hrab is the author of several children’s books including Otis & Peanut, How to Party Like a Snail and Weekend Dad, a 2020 Governor General’s Literary Awards finalist. Naseem is also the author of The Sour Cherry Tree, which won the 2022 Governor General’s Literary Award for Young People's Literature—Illustrated Books. Her work has been praised by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, NPR, Bank Street College, and more. Sometimes Naseem likes to get up on a stage and tell true stories. She loves improv and coffee ice cream.
With her signature combination of humour and heart, Naseem will:
• discuss the inspiration for her writing
• take kids on a journey from idea to manuscript to finished book
• give kids and teens tips for writing their own stories
• read from two books