Molly Idle: Coral
4-5:30PM TUESDAY, MAY 19
Molly Idle

This event will be streamed online as a part of our virtual event series.

To attend this online event, you must purchase a copy of Coral from Changing Hands Bookstore. After you make your purchase, you'll receive a password via email within 24 hours of the live event.

Splash into some fun with Caldecott Honor author-illustrator Molly Idle as as she presents her new picture book, Coral, a mermaid tale featuring three very different friends who learn to coexist in the reef that is their home. Molly will read her book aloud, show you #howtuesdraw her mermazing characters, and lead you through a fin-tastic craft! Virtual attendees will receive an autographed copy of the book, plus a unicorn tote bag. The first 30 people to sign up will also receive an exclusive print from the first of Molly’s mermaid tales-Pearl.

Molly Idle's work as an author-illustrator includes the Caldecott Honor Book Flora and the Flamingo, Flora and the Penguin, Flora and the Peacocks, Flora and the Chicks, Flora and the Ostrich, and Tea Rex, Camp Rex, Sea Rex, and Santa Rex, among other books, including Pearl, an original fable about a mermaid who learns the power of one small act. She lives with her family in Arizona, and invites you to visit her at