Falls Church author Mary Lee Corlett has just published her first children’s book, “Belle: The Amazing, Astonishingly Magical Journey of an Artfully Painted Lady.”
The story takes place at the National Gallery of Art, in Washington, D.C., and is an adventure featuring 27 works of art from the collection.
Corlett, a research associate at the National Gallery, will be giving a book talk and signing with the book’s illustrator, Annapolis-based Phyllis Saroff. The talk, geared for children 8 and up, will take place at the National Gallery on Sunday, Nov. 13, at 11:30 a.m. in the East Building Small Auditorium and is free and open to the public.
The National Gallery of Art is located on 4th St., NW, in Washington, D. C.