Memory Garden: An Interactive Storytime with Zoe & Susie Ghahremani

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Join us for a delightful afternoon featuring author Zoe Ghahremani and illustrator Susie Ghahremani on the occasion of their new book, Memory Garden. This free and open-to-the-public family-friendly event will feature a storytime, a guided interactive illustration lesson, and a hands-on gardening activity for kids. The Library Shop SD will be selling copies of the book on hand. Proceeds support the San Diego Public Library system.

About the author and illustrator:

Zoe Ghahremani is a former children’s dentist and professor, award-winning adult fiction author, and renowned Iranian diaspora voice featured in media internationally. Her debut novel, Sky of Red Poppies, was a KPBS One Book One San Diego title and her sophomore novel, The Moon Daughter, won a Writer’s Digest Book Award for Best Literary Fiction in 2019. Memory Garden is her first picture book.

Susie Ghahremani is an award-winning illustrator and internationally exhibiting artist. She’s been awarded by the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and is profiled in several magazines, including the NY Times. In addition to illustrating for commercial and editorial clients, she’s developed a whimsically illustrated stationery and gift brand titled Boygirlparty®, consisting of more than 500 products. Her books include (as illustrator) What Will Grow?, She Wanted to Be Haunted, and Little Muir’s Night; and (as author-illustrator) Stack the Cats and Growth: A Journal.