20120320 - Tom Lichtenheld (JK) - nwherald

Jenny Kane - jkane@shawmedia.com
Tues. March 20, 2012, Children's book author and illustrator Tom Lichtenheld and South Elementary School fourth grader Christopher Patrick tilt their head to read from his book "Duck! Rabbit!" Lichtenheld talked to the students about how ideas are formed, and how an idea becomes a book. Lichtenheld had three books up nominated for a Monarch Award by the Illinois School Library Media Association. Litchtenheld's books were featured in Newsweek and were on the New York Times Best seller list, and his books include: "Shark vs. Train," "Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site," "It's Not Fair!" and "E-Mergency!"