MOCAKIDS: Meet & Greet with Author Jerry Zhang & Illustrator Trisha Hautéa

Tue, Feb 19, 2019 @ 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Join author Jerry Zhang and illustrator Trisha Hautéa for a meet & greet at MOCA! Listen to a special reading of Pepper Zhang, Artist Extraordinaire! and learn what inspired Jerry to dream up Pepper, a sassy little girl with a passion for art. Stick around to decorate a festive Lunar New Year coloring page designed by illustrator Trisha Hautéa featuring Pepper herself!


A book signing will follow the program. Books are not included in ticket price, but will be available for purchase. Tickets include a craft, snack, and admission to the museum.


General Admission: $12 per person; $8 for children 2 & up; Free for MOCA Family Level Members and above, children under 2, and Cool Culture families. Click here to purchase tickets!


About the Book & Publisher

Pepper Zhang, Artist Extraordinaire! is an extraordinary story about an ordinary little girl who discovers an interest in art and transforms into an "Artist Extraordinaire!" Through her journey into fame and stardom, Pepper learns an important life lesson about humility. Join her as she explores her artistic side in the first book of the series, and follow her in all future books as she experiments, invents, discovers & EXPLORES, while keeping her parents on their toes the whole time!


In 2015, only 3.3% of children's books published in 2015 included Asians. Little Ning books seeks close the diversity gap in children’s literature and create beautiful children's books starring Asian characters.


About the Author

Jerry Zhang is a self-published author of Pepper Zhang, Artist Extraordinaire and lives with his wife and two daughters in NJ.


About the Illustrator

Trisha Hautéa is an educator, consultant, & an artist who works with a variety of media. She is a New York City native & based.


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