Author Events-Children

Jason Lady at the Learned Owl [6/5]

Jason Lady, author of Monster Problems, will be at the Learned Owl on June 5th from 1 to 3pm to sign his newest book, Super Problems.


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ISBN: 9781684335961
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Published: Black Rose Writing - December 17th, 2020

Before Monster Problems, there is Super Problems, the story of how Blue Hood first learned of the magic pen. Scott draws the comic book adventures of himself, Blue Hood, and their friends as the Alpaca Defense Squad fighting their archenemy the evil Stinky Sock. No one knows Scott's using a magic pen and everything he draws becomes real.

Campbell Dwyer at the Learned Owl [4/3]

Finding literary support when coping with an ileostomy can be challenging. As an adult, Campbell Dwyer discovered this firsthand and wanted to change that for children everywhere. Thus began the creation of her debut children's novel, My Silly Illy. Dwyer will be at the Learned Owl on August 14th from 1 to 3pm to discuss and sign her book!


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By Campbell Dwyer, Ana-Maria Cosma (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781952919114
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Days
Published: Genz Publishing - March 15th, 2021

Scholastic Parents Night [2/10]

It's difficult getting kids to read in a society full of action-packed TV shows and video games, but Scholastic Parents Night is here to help! At Scholastic Parents Night, a panel of Scholastic authors, editors and education experts will answer your burning questions on how to engage kids with books, build their skills, and grow their confidence. Along with receiving digital swag after the event, you can stop by the shop to get special give-aways while supplies last. Interested in attending?

VIRTUAL: D&D with Aaron Reynolds at the Hudson Library [2/6]

The Hudson Library will be hosting Aaron Reynolds on February 6th at 1pm. Reynolds will be holding a D&D session with characters from his latest book, Fart Quest.

*Note: this is a virtual event and you need to register to join. If you'd like to register, please click here.


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By Aaron Reynolds, Cam Kendell (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781250206367
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 15th, 2020

"Stay tuned for further gassy exploits." - Booklist, starred review

Jam-packed with potty humor, feats of bravery, and magical friendships, Fart Quest by bestselling author Aaron Reynolds and illustrator Cam Kendell is perfect for every young hero looking for a wild adventure.

Hope Bolinger and Alyssa Roat at The Learned Owl [11/8]

Hope Bolinger and Alyssa Roat will be at the Learned Owl on Sunday, November 8th from 2 to 4pm. They will be discussing their new young adult novel, Dear Hero.


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ISBN: 9781947796805
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Published: Intense Publications - September 28th, 2020

Cortex and V need a new nemesis. Up-and-coming teen superhero Cortex is on top of the world-at least, until his villain dumps him. If he's going to save his reputation, he needs a new antagonist, and fast. Meanwhile, the villainous Vortex has once again gotten a little overeager and taken out a hero prematurely. Will any young hero be able to keep up with her?

Hope Bolinger at The Learned Owl [8/22]

Hope Bolinger will be at the Learned Owl on Saturday, August 22nd from 1 to 3. Bolinger will be signing her new book Den: If You Don't Want to Die, Don't Sleep with Lions

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ISBN: 9781645262664
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Published: Illuminate YA - July 27th, 2020

Danny Belte barely survived his sophomore year at King's Academy, having to deal with horrible initiation practices, stomach-churning cafeteria food, and the constant threat of arson.

Tammi Sauer at the Learned Owl March 18 (CANCELLED)

In the interest of everyone's health, the event for Wednesday March 18th has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience! Thank you!



Your friendly neighborhood booksellers

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By Tammi Sauer, Dave Mottram (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780593118986
Availability: On Our Shelves Now - Click for Details
Published: Dragonfly Books - June 25th, 2019

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

Tui T. Sutherland at the Learned Owl March 12

Join us and Tui T. Sutherland in the Learned Owl on March 12th from 4 to 6pm. Sutherland is here for the Right to Read week for McDowell Elementary School and will be signing her first book in the shop.

The Dragonet Prophecy (Wings of Fire #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780545349239
Availability: On Our Shelves Now - Click for Details
Published: Scholastic Press - April 30th, 2013

The beginning of a thrilling new dragon saga-- now in paperback!

Clay and his friends have grown up under a mountain, secretly raised by the Talons of Peace to fulfill a mysterious prophecy. The five young dragons are destined to end the war that's been raging between the tribes of Pyrrhia -- but how they'll do this, none of them knows.But not every dragonet wants a destiny.

Shelley Pearsall at the Stow Library Feb. 18

Come celebrate the newest book by local children’s author, Shelley Pearsall on Tues, Feb. 18th at 7pm.  Things Seen From Above is the heart-warming story of an outcast boy who sees the world in his own unique way—and the sixth grade girl who discovers his secret. This opportunity to meet Shelley Pearsall also includes a short program and reading, refreshments, and introductions of local students who helped with the book. All ages welcome.

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ISBN: 9781524717391
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Days
Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - February 4th, 2020

A shift in perspective can change everything.

This brilliant new novel from the author of The Seventh Most Important Thing celebrates kids who see the world a little differently.


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