Children's Book Week: Heidi Roemer in Homewood

Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 11:00am

Heidi Bee Roemer has authored ten children's books; five to be published in 2019 and beyond. Her first book, Come to My Party and Other Shape Poems, 2004, was nominated for the Monarch, Mockingbird and Great Lakes' Great Books Awards. She has sold over 400 poems and stories to a variety of children's magazines and two dozen anthologies. Heidi has served SCBWI-Illinois, is a former instructor for the Institute of Children’s Literature, and mentors aspiring poets across the U.S. and Canada. She's been a writer-in-residence for Chicago Public schools and has given hundreds of presentations at schools, libraries and other literary venues. Visit

YOU’RE INVITED to Teddy Bear Party with “Heidi Bee!”
Meet Poet/Author Heidi Bee Roemer as reads her newest picture book,  Peekity Boo! What YOU Can Do! Children will meet Boo and Bun-Bun as “Heidi Bee” engages littles ones in songs, action rhymes and a story. Balloons! Treats! Coloring pages!—just for babies and toddlers! Children are encouraged to bring their favorite stuffed animal. A free Hello or Babybug magazine will be given with each book purchase.

Peekity Boo--What You Can Do! Cover Image
By Heidi Bee Roemer, Mike Wohnoutka (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781250122322
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - March 19th, 2019