New Canaan CARES is excited to welcome local author Sivan Hong!
Some may think of Halloween as a super fun day, but to others, it can be overwhelming. From feeling shy in costume to being afraid of not recognizing friends and teachers in theirs, Halloween can be full of jitters. Sivan will read her book Benny J. and the Horrible Halloween and talk about ways to overcome these jitters and how to have a super fun day in spite of these fears.
After the story, we will be decorating mini pumpkins for Halloween! This program is recommend for children ages 4-7 with a parent or caregiver.
More about Sivan:
Sivan’s bestselling children’s book series, The Super Fun Day Books, focus on neurodiverse children who overcome their challenges with perseverance and bravery. In addition to her writing, Sivan also serves as a Trustee on the Boards of the Rita Allen Foundation, Multicultural Children’s Book Day, and the ASPCA. She has previously worked as a professor at New York University’s Stern School of Business, and as a partner at The Bridgespan Group.
Sivan has more information about her books on her website. Be sure to listen to some of the podcasts she’s been featured on as well, such as Navigating the Spectrum with Michele Portlock, where Sivan talks about advocating for her neurodivergent children, and the No Limits Podcast with Lisa Jacovsky, where Sivan expands on working in different industries and transitioning to writing and illustrating.