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CHEF EDNA Storytime & Release Party with Illustrator Cozbi Cabrera

April 29 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM


Join Booked and illustrator Cozbi A. Cabrera to celebrate the release of CHEF EDNA: QUEEN OF SOUTHERN COOKING, a gorgeous new picture book, on Independent Bookstore Day!

Cozbi will read from CHEF EDNA and sign copies. The book is a warm and inviting picture-book portrait of African American culinary legend Edna Lewis, who brought Southern cooking to the masses.

The book is written by debut picture book author Melvina Noel. Cozbi Cabrera is an award-winning illustrator whose books have garnered a Coretta Scott King Honor as well as a Caldecott Honor for illustration. She lives in Evanston, IL.

PLUS: the event takes place on Independent Bookstore Day and Booked will be partying all day with scavenger hunts, raffle prizes, deals, and giveaways! We can’t wait to see you to celebrate CHEF EDNA and indie bookstores!


April 29
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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506 Main St.
Evanston, IL
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