Award-Winning Author Drew Daywalt To Join OEA In Celebrating Reading At Central Ohio Schools March 16 And 17

OLUMBUS – March 14, 2016 – Drew Daywalt, author of the bestseller The Day the Crayons Quit and its sequel The Day the Crayons Came Home, will visit two central Ohio schools as part of the Ohio Education Association’s (OEA) 2016 celebration of Read Across America Day and National Reading Awareness Month.

On March 16, Daywalt will join the OEA at Worthington Estates Elementary School, located at 6760 Rieber Street in Worthington, where he will share his latest book and visit with K-3 students between noon and 3 pm.

On March 17, beginning at 8:45 am, Daywalt will visit Whitehall’s Beechwood Elementary School located at 455 Beechwood Rd. The visit will include two reading sessions with students in grades K-3.

Both events are open to the media.


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