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November 21, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Children's Reading Room
800 Alma St.
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Biscuit for Chocolate book cover with drawing of dog
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"A Biscuit for Chocolate" Reading and Rhyme-Along

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Meet the creative duo behind a new children's book, and play a fun rhyming game!

Local author Nancy Tomkins and illustrator Joan Hausman will visit to share their new children's book, "A Biscuit for Chocolate!" 

  • A reading of the book
  • Rhyming games
  • Coloring
  • Sharing pet stories

“A Biscuit for Chocolate” is a rollicking, rhyming story about a dachshund who loves her nightly biscuit, and about the cat she loves to chase. It is also a story about love and loss and learning to never take anyone for granted.

About Nancy Tomkins
Nancy Tomkins loves a good story. As principal of her own writing firm, she has worked with leading Silicon Valley companies on content, branding, and messaging, winning numerous awards along the way. She has survived three Eskimo dogs and a dog-like cat, and is now being schooled in all things "puppyhood" by an extra-exuberant and loving golden retriever named Tucker Tales.

About Joan Hausman
Joan Hausman is inspired by great design. Her award-winning design firm has produced creative work for many leading technology and consumer brands. She has also created three mobile interactive children's books through Two Bees Books: Out in My Stroller; Off to the Beach; and Duck, Dog, and Bear Go to Africa. Joan has raised two sons and two dogs—one affectionately nicknamed "Ivan the Terrible."