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The Blessed Bananas Puppet Show

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Bridgeport Islamic Community Center

877 Park Avenue

Bridgeport, CT 06604

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We are so excited to have award-winning author Tayyaba Syed visit BICC on August 11th InshAllah. She will be doing a puppet show as well as conducting a presentation and book-signings . Ms. Tayyaba is a freelance journalist and a children's author. Her work has been featured in many publications including NPR and Chicago Parent. She also works as a Research Specialist for Daybreak Press Publishing, a Curriculum Consultant for Whitestone Foundation's Author Development Program, and the Creative Plot Developer for Noor Kids educational books. She regularly conducts writing and publishing seminars for all ages and has even led a writing intensive at Zaytuna College in Berkeley, CA. In 2016, she was selected by Georgetown University as a panelist for their Writing Women's Lives Conference in Qatar. Her books include a children's picture book called The Blessed Bananas, a middle grade novel called Call Me Mary, and she has co-authored four books for the Jannah Jewelschapter-book series for kids. She recently was selected as the U.S. finalist for the 2018 International Storytelling Festival and is a book reviewer for the Literary Classics Awards as well as Multicultural Book Day. The Blessed Bananas story will be available for purchase and signing.

So Bring the family on Saturday August 11th at 10am to enjoy Tayyaba Syed’s Puppet show And family story time.

Be sure to register. See you there!

Donations are greatly appreciated (please look for donation box near the entrance) .

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