Former "Batman" actress turned television producer and children’s author, Pat Becker, comes to Best of Books on July 23!
Pat Becker, author of "I Love Being Me,” “Search for Paradise,” and “Bodacious Bo,” will sign and read from her books during a Special Storytime at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 23 at Best of Books in Edmond.
Becker has also appeared in movies, television (including the original "Batman"), and radio, and has had a successful singing career. She later had a second career training dogs and horses in Oklahoma.
Best of Books will host the BOB Writing Camp for middle school students from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday, July 18, through Friday, July 22, at the store, 1313 E. Danforth in Edmond's Kickingbird Square Shopping Center.
Tickets are $60 each plus tax, which covers the entire week.
Writing activities and exercises will include lessons on beginning a story, character types, setting/point-of-view/imagery, conflicts in stories, as well as discussions and games. Oklahoma authors Tara Hudson, author of the “Hereafter” trilogy, and 2016 Oklahoma Book Award winner Alton Carter, author of “The Boy Who Carried Bricks,” will also serve as special guest speakers. Snacks will be included.
Tickets can be purchased in-store or online at www.bestofbooksok.com. Registration is limited, and spots will be reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis. Call the store at 405-340-9202 for more details.
Oklahoma author María Ruiz Scaperlanda comes to Best of Books on Thursday, July 7 - left signed copies!
María Ruiz Scaperlanda, award-winning journalist and author of "The Shepherd Who Didn’t Run: Fr. Stanley Rother, Martyr from Oklahoma," signed and talked about her book from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Best of Books in Edmond to a great audience eager to ask questions about her writing journey and about Father Rother's life. She left signed copies of her book and prayer cards at the store, available while supplies last! “The Shepherd Who Didn’t Run” chronicles the life of Father Stanley Rother, a priest from Oklahoma who traveled to Guatemala during the Guatemalan civil war and was martyred at the age of 46.