Ohioana Book Festival: Spotlight on Children's Books with Cover to Cover


Join us for a lively discussion in collaboration with the Ohioana Book Festival. We are thrilled to feature the following authors, their insights, and the children's book industry at large.

REBECCA GREENFIELD is a certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist who carries a Master's Degree in Theological Studies. She has an unrelenting fire in her bones to bring the good news of Jesus Christ to others through the power of written art. Dusternuffle is her first picture book. Learn more at rebecca-greenfield.com.

SAMUEL NARH was born and raised in Ghana. He is a natural storyteller and the author of several picture books. A Kite for Melia was co-written by his wife, Freda. Learn more at samuelnarh.com.

MARK MIESSE is an up and coming author with a current focus on children’s poetry. His poetry is focused around younger children up to the tween years.

FRANK TUPTA grew up in a haunted house in Cleveland. His favorite holiday is Halloween. He still dresses up every year. He currently lives in Peninsula, Ohio. Learn more at uptasomething.com.


Since its inception in 2007, the Ohioana Book Festival has given readers the opportunity to connect with their favorite Ohio writers. Held each spring, the Festival welcomes roughly 140 authors and more than 3,000 visitors every year. The 2021 Book Festival will be held virtually from Thursday, April 22 to Sunday, April 25 2021. Learn more at ohioana.org.

Event date: 
Saturday, April 17, 2021 - 11:00am
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