Events - Children

James Preller at the Learned Owl (Mar 20)

James Preller will be at the Learned Owl Book Shop on Tuesday, March 20th for a book signing as part of Right to Read Week! He will be in  the shop from 4pm to 6pm signing copies of his latest book, Better Off Undead, alongside other titles. 

Better Off Undead Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250066480
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Feiwel & Friends - October 31st, 2017

Sunday Story Time with "Wordy Birdy" (Feb 11)

What could be better on a cold and wintry Sunday afternoon than story time in our cozy children's room? We are looking forward to introducing two new books this month! On February 11th, our story is about "Wordy Birdy", a funny and friendly bird who talks more than she listens.  Join us for the story, an activity, and a snack.  Please let us know that you plan to attend by calling 330-653-2252 so that we are sure to have room for everyone.

Wordy Birdy Cover Image
By Tammi Sauer, Dave Mottram (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781524719296
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - February 6th, 2018

Sunday Story Time with "Elmore" (Feb 4)

What could be better on a cold and wintry Sunday afternoon than story time in our cozy children's room? We are looking forward to introducing two new books this month! On February 4th, we'll read "Elmore", a story about a warm-hearted porcupine who has trouble making friends because he's so prickly. Join us for the story, an activity, and a snack.  Please let us know that you plan to attend by calling 330-653-2252 so that we are sure to have room for everyone.

Elmore Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524718633
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 30th, 2018

Jean Trawick with Spooklin (Oct 28)

Akron author Jean Trawick will be at The Learned Owl Book Shop on Saturday, October 28th, with her children's book, "Spooklin". She wrote the book in 1956 while attending a Children's Literature class at Heidelberg College, using fabric and other materials to illustrate the story.  Many years later, the book was published with the author's illustrations. 

Spooklin Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9781504378642
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Balboa Press - May 9th, 2017

Story Time: Donna Marie Przybojewski (Oct 8)

Donna Marie Przybojewski is an 8th grade language arts teacher at St. Benedict Catholic School in Garfield Heights and Thoreau Society Ambassador for the Bicentennial of Thoreau's birth this year. She designed a year-long celebration of the author for the 2016-2017 school year, with lessons crossing the curriculum throughout the year. Each month the school focused on a new Thoreau topic of a specific discipline. 

Betsy Snyder with Haiku Night (Sep 17)

Children's author Betsy Snyder will be at The Learned Owl Book Shop on Sunday, September 17th, from 2 to 3:30 p.m., for story time with her new book "Haiku Night". This is a delightful tabbed board book for children, a follow-up to her book "Haiku Baby".  Her other titles will also be available to purchase. 

Betsy is an award winning children's book author and illustrator who loves to create smile-inspiring art for kids and the young at heart. 

Haiku Night Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780375843976
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - July 11th, 2017

Story Time: Pirates (Sep 24)

Calling all pirates and landlubbers alike! Come to The Learned Owl Book Shop on Sunday, September 24th, at 2 p.m. for our pirate story time. We'll read "How I Became a Pirate", "Are Pirates Polite?" and "Ned the Knitting Pirate" and have fun activities and a snack. Dress like a pirate if you like! All are welcome. 

Please call 330-653-2252 no later than Thursday, September 21st,to let us know you are coming so that we can be sure to have plenty of supplies and refreshments. 

How I Became a Pirate Cover Image
By Melinda Long, David Shannon (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780152018481
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Houghton Mifflin - September 1st, 2003

Are Pirates Polite? Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780545628747
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Orchard Books - November 29th, 2016

Ned the Knitting Pirate Cover Image
By Diana Murray, Leslie Lammle (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781596438903
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Roaring Brook Press - August 23rd, 2016

Cancelled!! Pirate Story Time at the Learned Owl (Aug 20)

Sorry, this event has been cancelled.  We will reschedule in Sept.  Sorry for any inconvenience.  Calling all pirates and landlubbers alike! Come to The Learned Owl Book Shop on Sunday, August 20th, at 2 p.m. for our pirate story time. We'll read "How I Became a Pirate" and have fun activities and a snack. Dress like a pirate if you like! All are welcome. 

How I Became a Pirate Cover Image
By Melinda Long, David Shannon (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780152018481
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Houghton Mifflin - September 1st, 2003

Donna Przybojewski at the Learned Owl (Aug 19)

Donna Marie Przybojewski is an 8th grade language arts teacher at St. Benedict Catholic School in Garfield Heights and Thoreau Society Ambassador for the Bicentennial of Thoreau's birth this year. She designed a year long celebration of the author for the 2016-2017 school year, with lessons crossing the curriculum throughout the year. Each month the school focused on a new Thoreau topic of a specific discipline. 

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The Learned Owl's Wise Readers Club

One of the things we at The Learned Owl Book Shop enjoy most is recommending books to our customers and talking with them about books they have enjoyed. We are always happy to direct them to bestsellers and highly-anticipated new releases, as well as the classics and much-loved children's books. In keeping with this favorite activity and just in time for the start of your holiday shopping, The Learned Owl Book Shop proudly introduces our Wise Readers Clubs!

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