Book illustrator Richard Cowdrey gives a presentation to students at Whittier Primary School Wednesday afternoon. Cowdrey is the illustrator of the Marley books, including “Bad Dog Marley” and “Marley and Me,” and a new book about the newborn hippo Fiona at the Cincinnati Zoo. Cowdrey is one of three authors and a pianist who will be visiting various Findlay school buildings this school year. (Photo by Randy Roberts)