Tall Tales with Iris Craver, Author of "Do Lizards Have Lips?"
About the Event
Happy April Fools' Day! Do Lizards Have Lips? may be hilarious, but our event with Iris Craver is no joke! Pop on down to the store on April 1 any time between 1 and 3 p.m. to pick up a copy of these tales from Toronto, Kansas, to chat with the author, and to be regaled with everything from sweet romances to spicy adventures.
About the Book
Based loosely, or tightly (who knows for sure) on some real truths about life in and around the small town of Toronto, Kansas. These Lizard Lips stories will leave you smacking your own lips and wanting more–sweet romances and spicy adventures. You will learn about the importance of chocolate and what to do with old cans of Spam. There are local recipes for serving up a good time and Rumpledethumps. Why there’s even a remedy for using cow dung mixed with molasses for curing headaches! You might discover where to find lunch for $1, the tallest stack of pancakes, and dinner-plate-sized cinnamon rolls. And, of course, a whole menu of characters likely to show up on a Sunday afternoon at the Lizard Lips Gas Station Deli and Bait shop in Toronto, Kansas. Pick up a copy of this book and head on over to your nearest lake and discover some tall tales.
About the Author
Iris Craver comes from a long line of storytellers, tinkerers, travelers, poets, and collectors. After spending most of her life spuddling around in academia, Iris is now enjoying tinkering with stories and poems collecting tales from travels and life happening right in her own backyard just off the banks of the Kaw in North Lawrence. She leads expressive creative writing groups in a variety of settings from the county jail to the public library. Her poetry has been published in a variety of anthologies, such as Kansas Time and Place-An Anthology of Heartland Poetry, Begin Again, 150 Kansas Poems, Flash Poems: Poetry and Prompts and To the Stars Through Difficulties.