Children’s author Heinz will speak at Au Sable Forks library

AUSABLE FORKS – Notable children’s author Brian Heinz will visit the Au Sable Forks Free Library at 11 a.m. Tuesday.

Heinz, a former educator and national speaker, also gives author presentations at schools and presents writers workshops for professional conferences.

Heinz will read aloud and autograph copies of his titles, many of which will be offered.

His brand-new book “Mocha Dick: The Legend and the Fury” is illustrated by Randall Enos. The artistic excellence and tight storytelling in this picture book are receiving starred reviews.

“Most of my books are about wild animals, sometimes -?endangered species, and their fascinating and unique abilities to survive in harsh and unforgiving environments,” Heinz said. “They are tales of adventure and survival, and I try to capture the majesty of each animal and its environment in my words.”

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