Monday, October 30, 2017
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30
by Mark Twain and Philip Stead
New York, NY: Doubleday (2017). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.
A never-before-published, previously unfinished Mark Twain children’s story is brought to life by Philip and Erin Stead, creators of the Caldecott Medal-winning A Sick Day for Amos McGee. In a hotel in Paris one evening in 1879, Mark Twain sat with his young daughters, who begged their father for a story. Twain began telling them the tale of Johnny, a poor boy in possession of some magical seeds. Later, Twain would jot down some rough notes about the story, but the tale was left unfinished…until now...
Monday, November 6, 2017
Middle Grade Event | Signing & Reading 5:00
by Nicholas Gannon
New York, NY: Greenwillow Books (2017). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.
The stand-alone sequel to The Doldrums, which the New York Times called “a dreamy charmer of a book,” is a second tour-de-force by author-illustrator Nicholas Gannon brimming with the spirit of exploration and celebrating the bond of friendship. Gorgeously realized with Gannon’s distinctive full-color art. In the sequel to the Indies Next and Indies Introduce pick The Doldrums, Archer Helmsley’s grandparents...
Friday, December 1, 2017
Picture Book Event | Signing & Reading 5:00
by Greg Pizzoli
New York, NY: Disney-Hyperion (2017). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.
Two-time Geisel-Award winning author Greg Pizzoli's first Christmas book follows a festive elephant family that despairs as the gifts pile up in their house. Not even elephants really need 12 drumming drummers! Elephant is delighted to get a gift, but as the twelve days of Christmas continue, presents pile higher and higher! A partridge in a pear tree? Cute! But soon, her dad despairs...