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Storytime & Author's Journey with Children's Book Author, Hosea Gibbs

  • Redan-Trotti Library 1569 Wellborn Road Lithonia, GA, 30058 United States (map)

Join us for storytime and authors talk with Hosesa Gibbs, author of Barbershop ABCs:  My First Class, as he shares his journey as an author in children's literature.

Listen as little Bobby discovers the ins and outs of his neighborhood barbershop while learning new words. Readers go on a learning adventure with Bobby as they encounter the daily happenings of this familiar gathering place.

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Robert Hosea Gibbs, known to most as Hosea, is a successful business owner and entrepreneur. He has been barbering since the age of sixteen. Originally from Elberton, Georgia, Hoseamoved to Atlanta after graduating high school. True to his entrepreneurial spirit, Hosea started barbering in a barbershop in South Dekalb Mall and ultimately went on to own a barbershop and a hair salon by the age of 24.

He currently owns and operates Details Barbershop in Decatur, Georgia. Hosea has always had an interest in literature that develops the whole person. In addition to writing books, his other interests includereal estate ownership and development, public speaking and golfing. He lives in metro Atlanta with his wife, Whitney and his two children Kennedy and Robert Gibbs, II.