Friday, December 8, 2017

Historic Edenton Hosts a Children's Book Signing

A children's book signing is coming to Historic Edenton State Historic Site during the Groaning Board at the James Iredell House! Julia Taylor Ebel draws readers of all ages into an appreciation of history, heritage, and nature through her stories, biographies, and poems. The stories she keeps begin with the people, the culture, and the landscape of her native North Carolina. Julia Taylor Ebel will be hosting a book signing at the Historic Edenton State Historic Site Visitor Center, 108 N. Broad Street, from 12-5 on December 8th during the James Iredell House Groaning Board. You can meet the author and peruse through two of her books, (which will also be for sale), Mama's Wreaths, and Hansi and the Iceman. Read below for book details!


Mama's Wreaths Joanie is eager to learn her mothers skills in making evergreen wreathsa skill known to many women in her Appalachian Mountain community; but along that path she also finds lessons about family, trust, and joy. The story unfolds through spare poems flowing with images and scents of evergreen that readers of all ages will savor. Includes end notes and simple instructions for making a wreath.

Hansi and the Iceman Hansi and the neighborhood children delight in gathering ice chips from the horse-drawn ice wagon as the iceman brings ice for Oma's icebox. But when Hansi's grandmother buys an electric refrigerator, he wonders about the changes aheadno more ice for Oma's icebox and no ice chips for Hansi and his sister Elizabeth. Hansi and the Iceman is sure to spark memories for sharing across generations.

12 noon-5 pm

Historic Edenton Visitor Center 108 N Broad Street



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