Children's author David Shannon to visit Seward

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SEWARD, NE (09/29/2017) Children's book author David Shannon is coming to Concordia University, Nebraska, as part of his fall tour hosted by the Plum Creek Children's Literacy Festival and Chapters Books & Gifts of Seward at 6 p.m., Oct. 10, 2017 in Weller Hall on campus.

Shannon will participate in a special family event, including a 30-minute presentation and live drawing, as well as a book signing. His books will be on sale during the event, including his bestseller, "No, David!" and his new book, "Bizzy Mizz Lizzie" which approaches the subject of over-scheduled children with his signature humor and heart.

David Shannon is the internationally acclaimed creator of more than thirty picture books, including "No, David!," a Caldecott Honor Book and his second New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year, and three more David picture books. Shannon's bestsellers include "A Bad Case of Stripes," "Too Many Toys!," and "Duck on a Bike." He lives in California with his family.

The event is free and open to the public; however, tickets are required to guarantee a seat in Weller Hall for the presentation and a spot in the book signing line. Tickets are free and are available at Chapters Books & Gifts, located at 548 Seward St. Interested community members can check availability of tickets by calling Chapters at 402-643-2282.

For questions, contact Chapters Books & Gifts, or Dylan Teut, director of Plum Creek Children's Literacy Festival,

About Concordia University, Nebraska

Concordia University, Nebraska, founded in 1894, is a fully accredited, coeducational university located in Seward, Nebraska, that currently serves more than 2,700 students. Concordia offers more than 100 undergraduate, graduate and professional programs in an excellent academic and Christ-centered community that equips men and women for lives of learning, service and leadership in the church and world. For more information, visit