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Lauren Stringer to visit MWP

Author and illustrator Lauren Stringer will talk with teachers at this year's retreat for the 19th Invitational Summer Institute on Thursday, June 25th, 2009. Stringer has written and illustrated several children's books including Winter is the Warmest Season, Red Rubber Boot Day, Mud, and her most recent book, Snow, authored by Cynthia Rylant. Visit Lauren Stringer's website to explore more of her work.



The MWP event in June 2009 is open to the new summer fellows participating in the summer institute and to any other MWP TCs wanting to attend. The cost of this event is $25 and includes lunch, speaker, and access to grounds at Mt. Olivet Retreat Center to walk, hike, and write. To register, please email mwp@umn.edu stating your name and interest in coming. You can pay the registration fee upon arrival.

Visit the Mt. Olivet website for more information on the site, its trails, services, and directions. The one minute video tour is quite stunning!