Saturday, May 14, 3 pm

Recommended for kids aged 4 to 8 with parent(s)



Kids and parents! Join us for tea in the garden, followed by a reading of "How to Behave at a Tea Party," by the illustrator, Heather Ross, who returns for a repeat visit to the Homestead.  

Tea in the garden will include "formal tea" including muffins, scones and savory treats from Carolyn's Absolutely Fabulous Events and both kid-friendly and regular tea.  

Then Heather Ross will read her book and sign copies. 

Finally, games in the garden.  


Heather Ross is an American illustrator, textile designer, and author. Much of her work explores themes of resourceful and creative living, the natural world, and handmade, drawing often on both her rural upbringing and an early career as a naturalist. She is known for her highly collectible textile designs and books written for the handmade and craft markets, and as the originator and host of a popular series of weekend craft retreats held around the country. Her critically acclaimed memoir, How To Catch a Frog, is based on her childhood and early success as an entrepreneur and designer. She has also illustrated numerous children’s books, including the award winning Fergus and Zeke series and the “Crafty Chloe” books, the latter a winner of the Kirkus Star, and is both author and illustrator BOYS, an Illustrated Field Guide. She is represented by Steven Malk of Writers House, and lives in New York City and the Catskill Mountains with her husband, daughter and dog.  

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