Chapter Book Fun!
On Saturday, November 19th, @BooksofWonder is happy to host 8 fantastic authors and one award-winning artist to share their magical, light-hearted stories. Please join us as acclaimed author EMILY JENKINS and Caldecott Medalist PAUL O. ZELINSKY, present their book The Toys Come Home, detailing the adventures of three lovable toys and the friendship they share; ALAN KATZ shares Poems I Wrote When No One Was Looking, a collection of hilarious and silly rhymes about the ups and downs of being a kid; C. ALEXANDER LONDON introduces We Dine With Cannibals, in which reluctant adventurers Oliver and Celia explore ancient temples, wander the forests of the Amazon, and attend a cannibal feast; author/artist MATT McELLIGOTT presents Benjamin Franklinstein Lives!, in which a boy finds one of our founding fathers still alive after 200 years; KATE McMULLAN shares Have a Hot Time Hades!, the first title in her just reissued Myth-o-Mania series, in which Hades, King of the Underworld, sets the record straight by telling the real story about how all those Greek myths came about; Newbery Medalist RICHARD PECK presents Secrets at Sea, about a family of well-bred American mice who must stow away on a cruise ship headed for England in 1897; best-selling author of adult suspense thrillers, JASON PINTER, introduces his first book for young readers, Zeke Bartholemew: Superspy!, the story of a 7th grader involved in a case of mistaken identity and thrust into the dangerous world of real-life espionage; and AARON STARMER shares The Only Ones, a tale of children who find themselves left behind when their friends and families disappear without a trace. Beginning at noon these wonderful authors and artist will present their books, answer questions from the audience, and sign copies of all their great titles. Ages 8-12. Saturday, November 19th, 12-2pm