Teachers, media specialists, and parents are invited to meet New York Times bestselling children’s author Rosemary Wells on Tuesday, September 13 at the Aurora Theatre in Lawrenceville. The program is free and will begin at 7 pm.

Wells, whose career spans more than 40 years and 120 books, will speak on the importance of reading aloud to children and how her work can be incorporated into educational programs.

Described as “a master of the delicate art of story” by School Library Journal, author and artist Rosemary Wells has been praised for creating delightful picture and board books, and well-received adaptations of classic tales in illustrated-book form. She has won numerous awards, and has given readers such unforgettable characters as Max and Ruby, Noisy Nora, and Yoko.

The Aurora Theatre is located at 153 East Crogan Street in Lawrenceville. Books will be available for purchase and signing from Eagle Eye Book Shop.