Best-selling children’s author and illustrator Sally Rippin will be at the Washington Avenue branch of the Albany Public Library on Tuesday, October 18th at 6 p.m. The author’s visit is co-sponsored by the Albany Public Library Foundation and Usborne Books and More Educational Services. Click here to download the event poster.
Born in Darwin, Australia Rippin grew up mainly in South-East Asia. As a young adult she lived in China for three years, studying traditional Chinese painting. Sally has over sixty books published, many of them award-winning, including two novels for young adults. Her most recent work includes the highly acclaimed children’s novel Angel Creek and the popular Billie B Brown books, which became the highest selling series for 6-8 year olds in Australia within the first year of their release. In 2015, Sally was Australia’s highest selling female author and her Billie B Brown books have sold more than 2.5 million copies since first published.