Author Events-Children

Misty Wilson at The Learned Owl [10/15]

Join us on Saturday October 15th from 1-3 pm as we welcome Misty Wilson. Misty will be signing her new children's graphic novel Play Like a Girl.

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Play Like a Girl By Misty Wilson, David Wilson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Misty Wilson, David Wilson (Illustrator)
$22.99
ISBN: 9780063064690
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Published: Balzer + Bray - September 27th, 2022

Debut author Misty Wilson chronicles her seventh-grade experience as the only girl on her town’s football team in this empowering graphic memoir about teamwork, friendship, crushes, and touchdowns.


J.T. Tenera at The Learned Owl [10/08]

Join us Saturday October 8th from 1-3pm as we welcome J.T. Tenera, young adult author, for a signing of his book Erift's Journeys: Secrets of The Sealed Forest.

An average high school student is lured on a real life adventure he never thought possible.

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Erift's Journeys: Secrets of The Sealed Forest By J. T. Tenera Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781737682707
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Published: J.T. Tenera - December 14th, 2021

What would you do if you were given the chance to embark on a real life adventure? Would you take the plunge, or let it pass on to the next person?



Shan L. Spyker at the Learned Owl [RESCHEDULED 10/1]

Join us in welcoming Shan L. Spyker to our shop on Saturday, October 1st from 1-3pm. Spyker will be signing her book The Way of the River.

"Never enter the malevolent forest," they were warned...

But that just makes it even more enticing to bold and adventurous young Tillie...

The Way of the River: Kellandale Wood (Book One) By Shan L. Spyker Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781736619704
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Published: Tulip Tree Creative Studios - March 31st, 2021

Life is perfect for fifteen-year-old Elinora Wolton...for the most part. Anxious by nature and resistant to the often painful metamorphosis of growing up, she is most content when she is able to avoid uncomfortable feelings and experiences.


Molly Perry at the Learned Owl [5/21]

Join us on May 21st from 1 to 3pm as we welcome Molly Perry. Perry will be signing her books, The Game and The Letter from Sweet Abundance.

 

It all started with The Game. Ten year old Jimmy found it in his father's struggling Children's Museum. Jimmy, along with his 13 year old sister Lilly and friend Jamal are sent by The Game to a most unusual land. With two unexpected traveling companions they work to try and save Isadore Benefactor and the land of Sweet Abundance from the villain John Heartless.

 

The Game By Molly Perry Cover Image
$8.00
ISBN: 9780692835586
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(This book cannot be returned.)
Published: Molly A. Perry - August 2nd, 2017

It all started with The Game. Ten year old Jimmy found it in his father's struggling Children's Museum. Jimmy, along with his 13 year old sister Lilly and friend Jamal are sent by The Game to a most unusual land. With two unexpected traveling companions they work to try and save Isadore Benefactor and the land of Sweet Abundance from the villain John Heartless.


The color is disappearing from the cartoon world of Sweet Abundance! Does that mean it will disappear? Jimmy, Lilly and Jamal receive a letter begging for their help, sending them off on another adventure. Little did they know, Eddie, a mean bully from school, followed them into Sweet Abundance. Will they be able to help? Come along and see what happens!


Doug Cornett at the Learned Owl [6/12]

Join us on June 12th from 1 to 3pm as we welcome Doug Cornett. Cornett will be signing his book, Finally, Something Mysterious.

 

Finally, Something Mysterious (The One and Onlys #1) By Doug Cornett Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781984830036
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - April 14th, 2020

The best mysteries can only be solved with your best friends. The perfect summer read for fans of Stuart Gibbs.


Tammi Sauer at the Learned Owl [3/23]

Join us in welcoming Tammi Sauer to our store March 23rd from 4pm to 6pm. Sauer will be signing her many storybooks. We will have her books for sale in the shop, so feel free to stop by!

Knock Knock By Tammi Sauer, Guy Francis (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tammi Sauer, Guy Francis (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338116946
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Published: Scholastic Press - July 31st, 2018

Bear is getting ready for a long winter nap when his friends come "KNOCK KNOCK" knocking! A hilarious tale from bestselling author Tammi Sauer and bestselling illustrator Guy Francis.

Knock Knock is a fresh and innovative method of humorous storytelling that uses knock-knock jokes to tell the story of Bear and his woodland friends Raccoon, Rabbit, Turtle, and others.


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

Meet Wordy Birdy, a very chatty bird who talks WAY more than she listens! A hilarious new story from Tammi Sauer, beloved author of Nugget & FangChicken Dance, and My Alien.


One Sheep, Two Sheep By Tammi Sauer, Troy Cummings (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tammi Sauer, Troy Cummings (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781419746307
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Published: Abrams Appleseed - October 19th, 2021

Help Rooster count sheep in this funny bedtime picture book from acclaimed author Tammi Sauer and New York Times bestselling illustrator Troy Cummings

In this hilarious barnyard picture book, Rooster is trying to count sheep but keeps getting interrupted by all of the animals on the farm.


Lovebird Lou By Tammi Sauer, Stephanie Laberis (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tammi Sauer, Stephanie Laberis (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781454941880
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Published: Union Square Kids - March 1st, 2022

A sweet, love-infused celebration of individuality and acceptance


Not Now, Cow By Tammi Sauer, Troy Cummings (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tammi Sauer, Troy Cummings (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781419746291
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Published: Abrams Appleseed - April 6th, 2021

In this hilarious picture book, all of the farm animals are ready for the seasons to change—but not Cow

Rooster and his farm friends are ready for springtime play. But not Cow, who can’t seem to dress for the weather.


No Bunnies Here! By Tammi Sauer, Ross Burach (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tammi Sauer, Ross Burach (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593181355
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Published: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - February 8th, 2022

A laugh-filled, bunny-filled new picture book from author-illustrator dream team Tammi Sauer and Ross Burach, just in time for Easter baskets and spring celebrations.


Gordon Korman at the Learned Owl [3/22]

Join us and Gordon Korman on the 22nd of March from 4-6pm for a special book signing. He will be signing his book, Restart, as well as many of his other titles. We will have his books for sale in the shop, so feel free to stop by!

 

Restart By Gordon Korman Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781338053807
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Published: Scholastic Press - March 27th, 2018

The amazing New York Times bestseller about what you can do when life gives you a second chance.

Chase's memory just went out the window. Chase doesn't remember falling off the roof. He doesn't remember hitting his head. He doesn't, in fact, remember anything. He wakes up in a hospital room and suddenly has to learn his whole life all over again . . .


Operation Do-Over By Gordon Korman Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063032743
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Published: Balzer + Bray - January 18th, 2022

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Unteachables, Gordon Korman, comes a hilarious new high-concept friendship story in the vein of Back to the Future. Perfect for fans of Korman’s Restart


Linked By Gordon Korman Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338629118
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - July 20th, 2021

An unforgettable novel from the New York Times bestselling Gordon Korman.

Link, Michael, and Dana live in a quiet town. But it's woken up very quickly when someone sneaks into school and vandalizes it with a swastika.

Nobody can believe it. How could such a symbol of hate end up in the middle of their school?


The Unteachables By Gordon Korman Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062563903
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Published: Balzer + Bray - December 30th, 2019

A hilarious new middle grade novel from beloved and bestselling author Gordon Korman about what happens when the worst class of kids in school is paired with the worst teacher—perfect for fans of Ms. Bixby’s Last Day. A good choice for summer reading or anytime!


Unplugged By Gordon Korman Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062798909
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Published: Balzer + Bray - January 11th, 2022

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Unteachables, Gordon Korman, comes a hilarious middle grade novel about a group of kids forced to “unplug” at a wellness camp—where they instead find intrigue, adventure, and a whole lot of chaos.


War Stories By Gordon Korman Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338290226
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - May 4th, 2021

A story of telling truth from lies -- and finding out what being a hero really means.

There are two things Trevor loves more than anything else: playing war-based video games, and his great-grandfather Jacob, who is a true-blue, bona fide war hero.


Megan Higgins at the Learned Owl [6/18]

Join us in welcoming Megan Higgins on June 18th from 1 to 3pm. Higgins will be signing her children's book, Super Special Magic Shoes.

 

Super Special Magic Shoes By Megan Higgins, Daria Shamolina (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Megan Higgins, Daria Shamolina (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781737593614
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Published: Super Special Publications, LLC - October 11th, 2021

"My legs need a little help to walk, run, jump and climb, My super special magic shoes help me stand tall and proud " This sing-song story with colorful, bright illustrations and adorable characters will delight every child with its sense of magic as it introduces the wearing of leg braces in a positive, fun light.


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