Children's Museum Houston has partnered with The Vietnamese Culture and Science Association to bring you a very special event! Join us as we celebrate Vietnamese culture at our Mid-Autumn Festival. One highlight of this special event will be the talented Vietnamese-American writer Thanhhà Lại, reading from her picture book, 'Hundred Years of Happiness'.
1:00 pm & 3:00 pm
Thanhhà Lại is a Vietnamese-American writer of middle-grade and young adult novels. She lives in upstate New York with her husband and daughter. Her dog Pico assists her by stepping directly onto the keys of her computer as she types.
Her first novel, Inside Out & Back Again (2011), which won the National Book Award and a Newbery Honor, was partly based on her childhood as a refugee growing up in the southern United States. Other books include Listen, Slowly (2015)and Butterfly Yellow (2019), her YA debut. Hundred Years of Happiness (2022),Thanhhà's first picture book, is out now.