Killingworth resident and award winning author/illustrator has penned about 70 books for children and adults.
He will appear at Killingworth Library on Wednesday, Nov. 2, from 7 to 8 p.m.
His children's books range in style from the silly to heartwarming. Many ahttp://www.blogger.com/img/blank.gif
re on the subject of natural history, which is also the focus of his adult non-fiction books. His newest children's title, "Cows to the Rescue" (Holt) continues the sage of well-meaning farm animals coming to the aid of the hapless farmer and his family.
His newest adult title "Cricket Radio: Tuning in the Night-Singing Insects" (Harvard) is a result of his ten year journey exploring the sources of the insect sounds we hear at night. Himmelman is a naturalist, lecturer, and martial artist (co-president of the new Green Hill Martial Arts in Killingworth). He's lived in Killingworth with his artist wife, Betsy, for over 20 years.
The Author Series will also feature Lynn Berger on Wednesday, Dec. 7. Both events are free but advance sign up is encouraged. Please call the library at (860) 663-2000 for additional details.