The Cultural Arts committee is pleased to welcome Visiting Author--Suzy Becker with us on March 23, 2018.
Suzy has written the international best seller "All I Need to Know I Learned from My Cat" along with other family favorites such as "Kate the Great" and "Manny's Cows".
The visit will include several assembles on her books as well as an Artist's Lunch for selected students.
Parents may order Suzy's books, autographed for the students, through Monday, February 26, 2018. (Order Form in next email)
An author, artist, educator, and entrepreneur, Suzy Becker began her career as an award-winning advertising copywriter, and then founded the Widget Factory, a greeting card company. She entered the world of books with what would become the internationally bestselling All I Need to Know I Learned from My Cat, now in the Double-Platinum Collector's Edition All I Need to Know I Learned from My Cat (And Then Some).
Yankee Magazine named Suzy Becker one of four 2010-11 "Angels Among Us" for her community service initiatives, including the Ride For AIDS Resources (Ride FAR), the country's first HIV/AIDS bike-a-thon, which has raised over $1,000,000 for HIV/AIDS service organizations. Suzy has also received the Anti-Defamation League's "A World of Difference" Award for her "I Don't Put Up with Put Downs" anti-bullying/prejudice awareness education project.
In 1992, Suzy was named New England Women Business Owners' youngest ever Woman of the Year. She was a 1993-1994 White House Fellow, a 1999-2000 Bunting Fellow, and she is a perennial finalist in the Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes. Suzy was also the founding arts teacher at the Parker Charter School in Ayer, MA.
She lives with her family, a dog and a formerly feral cat in central Massachusetts. Learn more about Suzy at www.suzybecker.com