Please join us as Kathryn Hulick introduces and signs her new book Welcome To The Future: Robot Friends, Fusion Energy, Pet Dinosaurs And More! written for the 9-13 age group but sure to prove fascinating for all ages.
How will the world look in the future? Will we be riding in flying cars, will we be living on Mars, will we be able to bring dinosaurs back from extinction and keep them as pets, could we be 3D printing our dinner? In this book, you will imagine amazing new technologies and then find out how likely they could be according to the real life scientists who are working on making them reality.
Kids are invited to turn a cardboard box into a robot during the event with help and supplies provided by Kathryn. What could your robot do?
Kathryn Hulick is a freelance writer, editor and former Peace Corps volunteer. She writes regularly for Science News for Students and Muse magazine. She has also published numerous nonfiction books on topics such as video games, artificial intelligence, energy technology and dinosaurs. Hulick's favorite part of writing about science is getting to speak with researchers in many different fields. Once, she spoke with an expert on parallel universes while he was shoveling snow from his driveway. Another time, she called a biologist who was out in the field in Africa, watching a herd of elephants. In addition to writing, she enjoys hiking, gardening, painting and reading. Hulick lives in Massachusetts with her husband, son and dog.