Joe Billups & Karen Havill book signing June 8 at Artworks
Artworks artists of the month Jo Billups and Karen Harvill will host a book signing at Artworks Studio & Gallery, located in Perdido Key’s Villagio Shopping Centre (13700 Perdido Key Dr.), on Saturday, June 8 from 2-6 p.m.
As evidenced in their illustrated children’s books, including We’ve Got The Power and The Humpback Whale & The Little Girl, Jo and Karen have a passion for protecting our environment which they share through music and storytelling. There are six books in the ABC’s of Ecology series and they have recorded two CDs of music.
A New Orleans native, Author Jo Billups is an environmental educator who uses music and storytelling as an integral part of her work with children. She spent many years as a music teacher at the Montessori School of Pensacola where she developed the ABC’s of Ecology educational program with Karen Harvill. Jo currently lives in South Alabama.
Karen Harvill, a freelance illustrator, is also a wildlife artist and musician who lives on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Her intense love for nature and concern for a healthy environment have fueled her collaboration with Jo Billups to form the ABC’s Of Ecology book and music series. Karen has illustrated all six books in the ABC’s of Ecology series. She and Joe share a passion for the planet and a love of nature that has taken them across the country to inspire children to work together for the good of the planet.
For more details about happenings contact Talis at 850-261-9617 or go to facebook.