Come meet #1 bestselling and beloved children's author/illustrator Jan Brett. She will do a tiger drawing demonstration and talk about her research trip to India followed by a signing of her latest book, ‘The Tale of the Tiger Slippers,’ on Wednesday, Dec. 4 from 5-7 p.m. at Edwards County High School. Hosted by South Eastern Illinois Reading Council. Call 618-445-7662 for more information.

Brett’s book is set in India and is a reimagined Persian folktale featuring a poor tiger cub who is a very hard worker. Her illustrations are vibrant, life-like images of animals, landscapes, and flourishes from cultures around the world. ‘The Tale of the Tiger Slippers’ is “a visual extravaganza…A richly imagined tale of love, diligence, and kindness rewarded.” – Publishers Weekly