Children’s book author talks disability, friendships with BG community


Wood County Board of Development Disabilities welcomes Amy Webb, the children’s book author of “When Charley Met Emma,” on March 10 and 11 for a book reading, signing and discussion.

“When Charley Met Emma” teaches kids about disability, empathy and the beauty of friendships with people who are different. Webb is an artist, writer, mother and creator of the popular blog, This Little Miggy Stayed Home. As a mom for a child with a disability, she advocates for the community through her writings and interviews on her blog.

Her work has been featured in the Mighty and Design*Sponge as well as interviews in DesignMom, MotherMag and the print publication, Lunch Lady Magazine. She lives with her husband and three daughters in Cincinnati,.

The Wood County District Public Library, 251 N. Main St., will host Webb on March 10 from 4:30-6 p.m. Webb will read her book and sign them, and an open discussion will follow. This event is free and open to the public.

On March 11, the Golden Vanity will host Amy Webb from 9 a.m. to noon. Along with the book reading, signing and open discussion, a breakfast charcuterie board and light refreshments will be provided. One copy of the book, “When Charly Met Emma,” will also be given to each family who attends the event, courtesy of WCBDD and Wood County Early Intervention. The Golden Vanity is located at 109 S Main St. This event is free and open to the public.

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