Over the past few months I have had the pleasure of seeing author Alane Adams going out to several schools to read The Coal Thief to them and talk about literacy. The Rise Up Foundation (Alane's non-profit) has been doing a fantastic job support kids literacy and encouraging them to read!
Here are some shots of Alane in action!
I even got to join Alane for one of her local school visits to talk about how I created the art for the book. It was great to see the kids engage with Alane as she read and discussed the book with them.
Alane and I were also blessed to have a few Disney stars get out there to read The Coal Thief (thanks to the SAG-AFTRA Foundation's Book Pals Program!) Karan Brar, Jack Davis Griffo and August Maturo were all so great to participate! So exciting!