Loyola, Goucher will host authors


Vera B. Williams, who won a 1991 Caldecott Honor for "More, More, More, Said the Baby," will be one of three authors to speak at a conference on children's literature Saturday at Loyola College.

The one-day program for teachers, librarians and fans of children's books will also feature Eleanor Cameron, author of "The Wonderful Flight to the Mushroom Planet" and "The Court of the Stone Children," and Pam Conrad, whose books include "Prairie Song" and "Stonewords."

The program runs from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. at McManus Theater on the Loyola campus. The fee is $50, including lunch. For more information, call 532-5095.

Also, Tomie dePaola, author and illustrator of more than 150 children's books, will speak at Goucher College on Tuesday, March 19, at 7 p.m. It's funded by Greetings and Readings, and free tickets are available at Baltimore County and Carroll County public libraries.

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