Famous Author Sarah Brennan is visiting Stamford virtually! Her online storytelling session will bring to life her beloved tales. Sarah's famous "Chinese Calendar Tales" have been delighting readers since her very first tale, and now she shares one of her favorite tales for the year of the ox.
Sarah, one of Stamford's Global mentors, is known for her energetic storytelling style, which engages and delights the imagination of young readers. Be sure to register for this not to be missed opportunity to spark your child's passion for books! This session is best suited for children ages 5 - 10, but of course, children of all ages are welcome too!
March 18, 2021 (Thur)
3-3:45 pm: The Tale of Oswald Ox
4:15-5 pm: The Marvellous Adventures of Maggie and Methuselah (A Hong Kong Mystery)
March 19, 2021 (Fri)
3-3:45 pm: The Tale of Pin Yin Panda
4:15-5 pm: The Tale of Oswald Ox
The Tale of Oswald Ox
Oswald Ox is the oldest beast to grace a farmyard in the East! He's enjoying his retirement in the sun, but the other animals are none too pleased, not to mention the grumpy farmer's wife. Then the winter stores go missing... Will wisdom and dignity triumph over meanness and greed? Join Oswald and his farmyard friends in this funny yet perilous adventure in rhyme.
The Marvellous Adventures of Maggie and Methuselah (A Hong Kong Mystery)
Maggie loves hanging out with her best friends Methuselah (her talkative African Grey parrot) and Edmund (the richest boy in Hong Kong), but she loathes attending boring parties with her high-flying mum and dad! Little does she know that a Family Fun Day at Government House will trigger a thrilling adventure involving one of Hong Kong’s greatest mysteries! A funny, exciting story for pre-teens set in one of the world’s most exotic cities, where cultures meet and risks are for the taking! For readers aged 8 to 12 who love mystery, history and adventure!
About Sarah Brennan
Sarah began writing funny columns for a local parenting magazine and transitioned into children's stories. In November 2007, she started her own publishing company Auspicious Times Limited, which has now published 13 tales to complete a boxed set of The Chinese Calendar Tales. The Calendar Tales are funny illustrated stories in rhyme featuring each of the 12 animals of the Chinese Zodiac and an ambitious panda! They are full of fascinating Chinese history, culture and folklore, and have been best-sellers in Hong Kong for well over a decade.