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Imagination 2023 – Meet the Author – Ages 7 to 13 – Katherine Battersby

Come meet author and illustrator Katherine Battersby!


April 11, 2023
18:00 - 19:00
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Katherine Battersby (she/her/they) is the critically acclaimed author and illustrator of thirteen children’s books published around the world, including the popular Cranky Chicken series, Perfect Pigeons and Trouble. Her books have received glowing reviews in The New York Times, starred Kirkus reviews, and been named CBC Children’s Choice books. Katherine is regularly booked to speak in schools, libraries, and at festivals, and she is a passionate advocate for literacy and the arts. In another life, Katherine worked for many years as a paediatric occupational therapist, specialising as a children’s counselor. She grew up by the beach in Australia and currently lives in Ottawa.

She will talk about her book series Cranky Chicken.


This activity is presented by Beneva.

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Please note: the suggested age group for this event is “7 to 13 years old,” but children older and younger are still welcome to attend!


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