Author, Mike Curato, visits Carrollton's students

Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart - Miami, FL
Melinee S. Fernandez, Director of Information Services

Illustrator, author, graphic designer, and cupcake connoisseur, Mike Curato visited Carrollton on Monday, November 12.
Illustrator, author, graphic designer and cupcake connoisseur, Mike Curato visited Carrollton Monday, November 12, to speak about his work and to promote his newest book in the Little Elliot series, Merry Christmas, Little Elliot. Our own 2nd grader Emilia Adams earned the honor of introducing Mr. Curato, by winning a drawing contest introducing a new friend for Little Elliot.

Mr. Curato spoke about his many iterations of Little Elliot, stemming from doodling as a youngster. Mr. Curato’s debut picture book, Little Elliot, Big City, began a journey for Little Elliot and his friend Mouse. He has written and illustrated 5 books in the series and also created an impromptu story for our M-5 through 2nd grade at the Melissa Rodriguez Assembly Hall.

The girls asked some excellent questions and delighted in Mr. Curato’s magical stories.

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Schools of the Sacred Heart share in the educational mission of the Society of the Sacred Heart as articulated in the Goals and Criteria. The structure supporting Sacred Heart education in Canada and the United States includes the Conference of Sacred Heart Education and the Network of Sacred Heart Schools.  Together they provide services and programs to ensure vitality of mission for the member schools sponsored by the Society of the Sacred Heart.