Saturday, March 30th, 2019, 11am
Join Gibson's Bookstore for a storytime event as Joanne Randall presents The Adventures of Largo and Shelby, a charming picturebook to teach empathy about being different from your friends.
Largo is feeling sad. He is a turtle and being slow can really be a pain! Today he just wants to keep playing with his friends but he can't because it will make him late for dinner. Why does he have to be a turtle? Largo's friend, Shelby, helps Largo see he is special because of who he is. With help from his friends, Largo begins to see he has a special turtle purpose. And so do you.
Are you slow? Or short? Or something different from your friends? Largo knows how you feel. It can be hard when you think you aren't like everyone else. But guess what? Everyone feels like that. That's right! We are all made very different. But each one of us has a special purpose. And the thing that makes you different is what makes you special. You need that special something to figure out that purpose.
How cool is that?
About the author: Joanne Randall is the author of the popular children’s book, The Adventures of Largo and Shelby.
Joanne graduated from the Whittemore School of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire and has spent her career working in management and business. She is the creator and host of previous radio shows such as NH Women in Business Radio and Marketing Mojo Radio.
Her background includes management, sales, marketing, retail, human resources, and small business social media development. Joanne has over twenty-five years of experience in the marketing field. She currently manages operations for her business, Leap Year Marketing.
Joanne specializes in content marketing strategy consultation and marketing plan creation and execution for clients. Joanne has been a business and marketing guest lecturer at numerous New Hampshire universities, businesses, and Chambers of Commerce. Joanne is a Master Certified Solutions Provider and a former Authorized Local Expert with Constant Contact. Joanne frequently hosts marketing seminars and serves as a guest lecturer around New England.
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