DuPage Children’s Museum has selected Andrea Beaty as the recipient of the 2021 Great Friend to Kids Award (GFTK). This award honors those that make outstanding contributions toward enriching the lives of children.
Andrea Beaty is the author of many beloved children’s books, including the bestselling Questioneers series; Attack of the Fluffy Bunnies; Happy Birthday, Madame Chapeau; and One Girl. Her books empower young readers to think critically about the world, encouraging them to help others and tackle big problems. She is an advocate for STEAM and her books have been read around the globe and in space on board the International Space Station. She lives just outside Chicago.
Creativity, Curiosity, and Community
Open-Ended and Self-Directed Learning
Social Engagement and Accessibility for All
Child-Adult Learning Partnerships
As we enter a new era, the Museum team is reimagining the way we support learning through play. We ask you to enter a creative space where you can help us Keep the Play Growing.