We have a sneaky collection of three local children's authors and illustrators coming by at 2pm Thursday to sign stock in the store. If you are interested in getting a personalized book from one of these fantastic artists and authors, give us a call or shoot us an email before Thursday, or you can come by at 2pm. Books that are to be personalized must be pre-paid. We will have signed stock in the store after this event.
The authors we will be featuring are...
Kelly Jones has worked as a librarian and a bookseller, and now turns her talents to fiction. Her first book, Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer, was an Indies Introduce Pick, an ALA Notable Book, an SLJ Best Book, a Kirkus Reviews Best Book. Her books we will have in stock include Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer, Are You Ready to Hatch an Unusual Chicken?, and Sauerkraut.
Liz Wong was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, where she spent her early childhood painting and clambering about in mango trees. She is a painter and a freelance illustrator, with a focus on illustration for children. Her books we will have in stock include The Goose Egg and Quackers.
Suzanne Kaufman is an author, illustrator, and animator. Over the years she's done everything from animating special effects for Universal Television and the Discovery Channel to animating award-winning video games for children. She's the illustrator of a number of books for children including Samanthasaurus Rex by B. B. Mandell, the forthcoming Naughty Claudine by Patrick Jennings, 100 Bugs by Kate Narita and her own book, Confiscated! among others. We will have the books All Are Welcome by Alexandra Penfold and Take Your Pet to School Day by Linda Ashman in stock.
If there is a book written or illustrated by these artists that you don't see listed that you would like to order, let us know!