Artist and children's book author Petra Mathers will read "Herbie's Secret Santa" at 11 a.m. Saturday Nov. 23 at Lucy's Books, 348 12th St., in downtown Astoria.

Mathers will present a slide show of the book and other holiday surprises. "Herbie's Secret Santa" is the fifth book in the renowned Lottie series. Find out why Herbie's belly gets him in a little bit of trouble in this lovely and original holiday story.

Mathers' work has won numerous awards including four mentions on the annual New York Times Ten Best Illustrated Children's Books List. She lives with her husband Michael on the shores of the Columbia River.

For more information, call (503) 325-4210.

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