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News Release

APPLE Partnership Presents Author/Illustrator Hans Wilhelm of the Bunny Trouble, Tell Me and the Noodle Series

October 10, 2013



The APPLE Partnership will hold its annual “Celebration of Reading” program with the children’s author Hans Wilhelm beginning Monday, Oct. 14 through Wednesday, October 16 at various locations throughout Henderson. Hans will spend three days attending school assemblies, and hosting a book signing.

Hans Wilhelm has sold 25 Million Books through the Scholastic book program.

The APPLE Partnership was formed to help children become passionate about reading. Statistics show that it is critical for children to be reading at grade level by third grade. The author series is a wonderful opportunity for children to interact with world renowned writers that have achieved their goal.

WHAT: The annual “Celebration of Reading” APPLE Partnership event

WHO: Hans Wilhelm, author of over 200 books, many translated into 20 languages. Please contact Marcie Smedley at 702-236-4584 to schedule an interview.

WHEN: Monday, Oct. 14, through Wednesday, Oct. 16

WHERE: Various locations throughout Henderson (see next page)

More information is available at

NOTE TO MEDIA: All school events are not open to the public, but members of the media are invited to attend all events.




APPLE Partnership Schedule of Events

Monday, October 14
8:15 a.m. Twitchell Elementary School, 2060 Desert Shadow Trail Multipurpose room
9:30 a.m. Vanderburg Elementary School, 2040 Desert Shadow Trail Multipurpose room
1:00 p.m. Wolff Elementary School, 1001 Seven Hills Drive Multipurpose room

Tuesday, October 15
8:15 a.m. Dooley Elementary School, 1940 Chickasaw Drive Auditorium
9:30 a.m. Smalley Elementary School, 304 E. Paradise Hills Auditorium
1:30 p.m. McCaw Elementary School, 330 Tin Street Multipurpose room

Wednesday, October 16
8:15 a.m. Taylor Elementary School, 144 Westminster Way Multipurpose room
9:30 a.m. Hinman Elementary School, 450 E. Marlayne Drive Multipurpose room
1:30 p.m. Kesterson Elementary School, 231 Bailey Island Drive Multipurpose room
6:00 p.m. Key to the City/Mayor Andy Hafen Paseo Verde Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway
6:15 p.m. Author talk/book signing 

For additional information about Hans Wilhelm, please visit:

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