Driscoll annual holiday book signing to be Friday

WHAT: Sponsored by the Auxiliary to Driscoll Children’s Hospital, a book signing for this year’s annual holiday book, “The Little Toy Maker: A Driscoll Christmas Story,” written and illustrated by a former Driscoll Children’s Hospital patient. The author and illustrator is 21-year-old Allison Shaffer, a former Driscoll preemie who currently is in her junior year at Texas A&M in College Station, where she is majoring in Visualization in the College of Architecture. This is her fourth published book in her children’s Christmas book collection, and the first one to showcase her illustrated work. The book is on sale for $5 at the hospital’s Carousel Gift Shop.

WHEN: 2:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14

WHERE: Main lobby in front of the Carousel Gift Shop, Driscoll Children’s Hospital, 3533 S. Alameda St.