1st 25 Middle Schoolers Signed Up for Darien Author Carrie Seim’s Event Get Her Book, ‘Horse Girl’

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The Children’s Library is pleased to announce that Darien resident Carrie Seim will join Darien Library for a virtual event that can be enjoyed from the comfort of home on Tuesday, April 6 at 5:30 p.m.

— this announcement combines wording from the Darien Library website and a mailing from the Children’s Library.

Horse Girl is a funny and heart-warming novel that will delight middle school readers from fans of Black Beauty to anyone who appreciates a story about finding yourself (and your true friends) along the way.

Author Carrie Seim will read an excerpt of her brand-new novel at our virtual visit, followed by a Q&A session and a crafty opportunity for any equestrian enthusiasts in the virtual audience who would like to pick up the project materials in advance.

We will be giving away free signed copies of Horse Girl to the first 25 attendees of the event.

Horse Girl Carrie SeimsAbout Carrie Seim

Carrie is the author of the new acclaimed middle-grade novel HORSE GIRL (Penguin Random House) and the bestselling Audible adventure series THE FLYING FLAMINGO SISTERS (hailed by the New York Times as a Best Audiobook for Road Trips with Kids).

She’s served as a staff writer for Nickelodeon and you can hear her voice in several audiobooks, animated series and commercials — where she’s played everything from an evil robot to a sassy pickle.

Carrie Seim

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Carrie Seim with a friend.

An alum of Northwestern University and The Groundlings comedy theatre, Carrie has appeared on Inside Amy Schumer, E! TV, and the Today Show.

She grew up writing plays and riding horses with her sister, author and actress Lindsay Seim, in the windswept plains of Nebraska.

If Your Kid Is Attending …

This program will take place on Zoom. Attendees should register via our Google form in order to receive a copy of Horse Girl.

Please register each individual child who would like to receive a copy of the book (if they are one of the first twenty-five attendees.)

Materials for the craft project will become available, Friday, April 2. 

Participants can make an appointment to visit the Children’s Library to pick them up starting on that date.

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