Scott Gustafson’s new book, Classic Bedtime Stories, published by Greenwich Workshop Press, has been selected for the 2015 Illinois Reads program. Under the auspices of the Illinois Reading Council, Illinois Reads is an annual statewide project to promote reading for all Illinois citizens. The thirty-six titles chosen, for ages newborn to adult, will be introduced into classrooms, public health facilities, public and school libraries, and bookstores throughout Illinois. The Illinois Reads program will be formally launched on Saturday, April 18, 2015 in Westmont, IL, followed by book signings.been chosen as one of the books for the annual
This is the second time one of Gustafson’s books has been chosen by Illinois Reads. His Favorite Nursery Rhymes from Mother Goose was one of the books chosen for Illinois Reads’ inaugural and first ever statewide literacy project in 2013.
Each year the Illinois Reading Council (IRC) holds an annual conference to provide literacy opportunities for approximately 3,000 educators from around the state of Illinois. The 2015 event, October 1-3, will take place at the Peoria Civic Center in Peoria, Illinois. At the Illinois Reads Luncheon on Friday, each author/illustrator will be invited to sit at a table with teachers and librarians to discuss their work. An autograph session will follow.
Scott Gustafson at the Illinois READS
launch March 13, 2013