Preschool storytime with Rebecca Loescher and Sean Roach

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On Thursday, August 9 at 10:30am, the West Tisbury Library will host preschool storytime with special guests author Rebecca Loescher and illustrator Sean Roach, who will share their newly released children’s book, "The Mermaid of Martha’s Vineyard." —Courtesy the West Tisbury LIbrary

On Thursday, August 9, at 10:30 am, the West Tisbury library will host preschool storytime with special guests author Rebecca Loescher and illustrator Sean Roach. Rebecca and Sean will share their newly released children’s book, “The Mermaid of Martha’s Vineyard.” Following the reading, books will be available for purchase and signing.

According to a press release, Loescher’s writing career began with writing pieces and poems to accompany art projects she created for her preschool. Some of her other children’s books include “Over on the Vineyard,” “Count and Sing Around Martha’s Vineyard,” and “No Fern for Tern.” She is a lifelong resident of Martha’s Vineyard.

Roach is a television host, actor, scenic artist, and fine artist. He studied painting at the Tyler School of Art at Temple University in Pennsylvania. He hosted and co-produced two shows called “The Sunny Side Up Show” and “Noodle and Doodle,” which aired on Sprout, NBC, and networks worldwide. Roach lives on Martha’s Vineyard.

This event is free and open to the public.