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"Arthur" Author Marc Brown Answers Iowa Kids' Questions!

April 5, 2011

Author Marc Brown to Participate in Q&A Session with Iowa Kids Thursday, April 14 – Registration Due April 12

Free ICN sessions feature Arthur activities and Q&A session with the author, illustrator, and creator of the beloved book and television series


(Johnston, Iowa)  -- On April 14, Iowa Public Television will partner with the University of Northern Iowa Price Lab School and the Iowa Communications Network (ICN) to present a Q&A session for Iowa kids with Marc Brown. Brown is the creator, author, and illustrator of the Arthur series of books and PBS KIDS television series.

            Iowa Public Television educators will lead participating students from across the state in fun Arthur activities, followed by the interactive session with Marc Brown. Brown will be live from Cedar Falls.

            This unique opportunity is open to all Iowa kids; educators and parents are encouraged to contact Iowa Public Television about registration. Additional information is available via www.iptv.org/education via the “IDLD ICN Event Calendar” link, or by calling 515-242-4181.

Registration is open now, and must be received by Tuesday, April 12.

For more information, contact Iowa Public Television at 515-242-3146 or (800) 532-1290.

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