Author of the Month Book Readings

WRESA is excited to announce our  Author of the Month Book Readings. Authors will be reading their books and discussing highlights and points of interest. Be on the lookout for our author announcements.

WRESA is so excited to kick off our first of the “Author of the Month” series.


October – Author: Brian Lies     Click to hear “Bats at the Library.”

We will have author, Brian Lies to read his book” Bats at the Library.”  This will be a taped recording so you can view at any time and will be available through December.

About the Author:  Brian Lies grew up in Princeton, New Jersey.  He began drawing and painting at a young age.  After graduating from college, Mr. Lies moved to Boston and studied drawing and painting at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts.  Since then he has had a career and has illustrated almost thirty books.  “ The Rough Patch” received the 2019 Caldecott Honor Award.  Brian Lies loves to visit schools and encourage young children to write and follow their dreams.

WRESA would like to share” Bats at the Library” by Brian Lies with all of the educators and students of Western North Carolina.  Please share with your staff, and enjoy!


Be sure to check out our WRESA website each month for a new author!