Sunday, October 19, 2008

Books for Laos

Please take a minute or two to go to Jessi Cotterill's blog and watch the video clip that she has in her latest post, responding to Katia's questions about reading.
Jessi and her husband Colin (author of The Coroner's Lunch and four (to date--more to come) other wonderful mystery novels that are set in Laos--look for them! Read them!) are the instigators of Books for Laos. They buy books in huge quantities, take them to schools in Laos and put them into the hands of children.

The video clip is the perfect way to start your day--I promise it will keep you smiling for the next 24 hours regardless of what challenges may confront you. Do look at it--and go to Colin Cotterill's website to learn more about Books for Laos and how to contribute to it.

3 comments:

Jessi Cotterill said...

Thanks, Janet

This coming Thursday I'm going to Laos to visit the students we and Colin's fans are supporting. I'll take lots of pictures and video and I'll let you know when I post them.

Hope I can make you smile again.

janet said...

Oh please! So I can let other people know too...

Tokyo Ern said...

Hello, this is Ernie! I love Laos. I've been there twice and it's my most memorable place in the world. I love reading books about Laos (however they are difficult to find, especially in the States and in Tokyo). I will be checking out the site to contribute books to Laos as well.