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UMIJOO: Book Reading & Signing With Author Casson Trenor
June 22, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pmFree
Casson Trenor has dedicated his career to improving the relationship between human beings and our oceans. Trenor is the author of two books on ocean conservation, including 2019’s Umijoo, a children’s book about food, our oceans, and the importance of making responsible choices. He is a frequent commentator on ocean issues and has been featured in many international media outlets, including CNN, TIME, Forbes, Asahi Shimbun, and the New York Times.
Umijoo, a newly released children’s book, written by Casson Trenor and beautifully illustrated by Caia Koopman, is about ocean conservation. A 72-page fully hand-painted story, Umijoo is about a curious girl who, with the help of a little magic, journeys deep underwater and learns about love, responsibility, and balance from her undersea adventures. It targets ages 8-11, but the art and themes are designed to enchant readers of all ages.
Since 2000, the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum has featured many artifacts and stories to share the history of the Santa Barbara Channel with more than 40,000 visitors annually and provides year-round experiential maritime history and marine science education for local youth. Featuring the impressive First-Order Fresnel Lighthouse Lens from Point Conception, SBMM’s current exhibits explore the History of Oil in Santa Barbara Channel & Chumash Use of Asphaltum, the Honda Disaster, and Wives and Daughters: Keepers of the Light.
SBMM is located at the historic Santa Barbara Harbor at 113 Harbor Way, Suite 190, Santa Barbara, CA 93109. Visit sbmm.org or call (805) 962-8404 for details