From staff reports
The nonprofit Pat Conroy Literary Center will host a Children’s Book Fair featuring a dozen local children’s book authors and artists as part of the Coastal Discovery Museum’s annual Family Fun Day. Meet them from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 10 under the pavilion at Honey Horn (70 Honey Horn Dr., Hilton Head Island). Attendance is free and open to the public.
Books by participating authors will be available for sale and signing. The Storybook Shoppe (www.thestorybookshoppe.com) from Bluffton will also be on hand with a selection of other local and bestselling children’s books.
The Conroy Center will have a selection of additional gift shop items for sale, as well as a preview of the Camp Conroy 2021 anthology, Free to Be.
Participating authors and artists include:
Angela May, co-author with Mary Alice Monroe of New York Times bestseller The Islanders;
Susan Diamond Riley, author of The Sea Island’s Secret and The Sea Turtle’s Curse;
Lisa Anne Cullen, author and artist of Little Orange Honey Hood and Three Wild Pigs;
Rebecca Chamberlain, author and artist of Maralee and the Turtles of the Sea;
Ann Lilly, author of Scoot’s New Home and Scoot’s Savannah Rescue;
Mary T. Jacobs, author of Big Daddy and Friends on Fripp Island and Hurricane on Fripp Island;
Donna Chapman, author of The Adventures of Harriet the Sausage Dog;
Doreen Baumann, author of Sid the Fiddler and the Coastal Critters;
Ann Beavers, author of Bike and Seek: Geocache on Hilton Head;
Miho Kinnas, author of Today, Fish Only and Move Over Bird;
and Mira Scott and Bill Borg, author and artist of the forthcoming book Hilton Head’s Myrtle the Loggerhead Turtle.
Find additional details about the full range of activities and special events at the Coastal Discovery Museum’s Family Fun Day at www.coastaldiscovery.org/explore/events/family-fun-day.