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Can Emu Really Sing Jambo? New Book from HSU Press!

Can Emu Really Sing Jambo? flyer

South Bay and Pine Hill Schools' music teacher Peter Jain (son of retired HSU librarian Betty Jain) has written a bilingual children's book with illustrations from South Bay and Pine Hill students.  Come celebrate Can Emu Really Sing Jambo?/ ¿Puede Emu Cantar Realmente Jambo?, published by HSU Press, at three free events:

For Everyone:

  • Thursday, May 3, 7-8:30pm - A dramatization of the book by elementary school students, accompanied by songs especially written for the occasion, followed by a book signing at South Bay Elementary School, 6077 Loma Avenue, Eureka.
  • Friday, May 11, 5:30-7pm - A reading and signing accompanied by live music and free snacks, at Wrangletown Cider Company, 1350 9th Street, Arcata.

For Kids:

  • Wednesday, May 23, 6:30-8pm - A playful reading and book signing accompanied by live music at the Humboldt County Library's "Family Fun Night Stuffed Animal Sleepover, 1313 3rd Street, Eureka.

50% of sale proceeds go to the art, music, and library programs at South Bay and Pine Hill Schools.  Read more on Humboldt State Now: HSU Press Presents Bilingual Children's Book.