Please join Valerie Bolling for a special holiday signing of her books at Barrett Bookstore on Saturday, December 2 from 11AM - 1PM.
Valerie Bolling is the author of the 2021 SCBWI Crystal Kite award-winning and CT Book Award finalist LET’S DANCE! (2020). In 2022 Valerie welcomed TOGETHER WE RIDE and RIDE, ROLL, RUN: TIME FOR FUN!. Sequels to these books (TOGETHER WE SWIM and BING, BOP, BAM: TIME TO JAM!) as well as the Scholastic Acorn early reader series, RAINBOW DAYS, are slated for 2023. I SEE COLOR will be published in 2024.
A graduate of Tufts University and Columbia University, Teachers College, Valerie has been an educator for 30 years. She currently works as an Instructional Coach and, additionally, teaches picture book writing classes, independently and at the Highlights Foundation. She has served as a WNDB mentor and is deeply immersed in the kidlit writing community, particularly involved with SCBWI, the 12X12 Picture Book Challenge, and Black Creators HeadQuarters.
Valerie and her husband live in Connecticut and enjoy traveling, hiking, reading, going to the theater, and dancing.