3 p.m.: Kids’ Book Reading: Award-winning children’s book author J.R. Becker will read (in a space costume!) his book, Annabelle & Aiden: Worlds Within Us, about the big bang, and how we are all made of stardust. He will follow up with a Q&A discussion, singalong, and worksheets for the kids.
4 p.m.: Talk for Adults, childcare provided: Following this event, he will share with the adults his insights into talking to children about the big questions of science, philosophy, and religion. He will reveal his own journey as an author and educator, imparting the wisdom and messaging in his book series, Annabelle & Aiden: Big Questions for Little Thinkers.
J.R. is the author of the Annabelle & Aiden children’s book series, dedicated to inspiring a new generation of scientists, thinkers, and all-around adventurers. The first book, on evolution, became a #1 Bestseller on Amazon. Since it launched in late 2016, the 8-book series has won various awards, raised over $100,000 on Kickstarter, and sold over 35,000 copies.
J.R. holds a BA in Philosophy and a Juris Doctorate from Emory University’s School of Law. When he is not working as a trademark lawyer or playing drums, J.R. is taking in all the science & philosophy podcasts and books he can, and dreaming up whimsical ideas for future children’s stories that will both entertain and inform. Joseph lives in New Jersey with his wife Leah, and three children, Annabelle, Aiden, & Liam. Learn more: www.AnnabelleAndAiden.com
Sunday, December 4, 3 p.m.
7 Saxon Wood Rd., White Plains, NY