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Snicket illustrator to speak at BYU

Published: Sunday, June 28 2009 12:00 a.m. MDT

PROVO — The illustrator of the popular Lemony Snicket books will be one of six nationally known authors and illustrators featured at BYU's 22nd annual Symposium on Books for Young Readers July 16-17.

Brett Helquist, a BYU graduate who has illustrated all 13 titles in "A Series of Unfortunate Events," will be joined by several Newbery and Caldecott winners in the two-day symposium for librarians, teachers, parents and anyone who enjoys children's literature.

Noncredit registration is $89 for Friday, $119 for Thursday or $159 for both days. Credit registration is $189 for both days. To register, visit 120 Harman Continuing Education Building, call 801-422-8925 or visit bfyr.byu.edu.

Authors who will participate in the symposium include Susan Campbell Bartoletti, Gennifer Choldenko, Jessica Day George, Linda Sue Park and Jerry Pinkney.

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