Author Events-Children

Shan L. Spyker at the Learned Owl [9/10]

Join us in welcoming Shan L. Spyker to our shop on Saturday, September 10th from 1-3pm. Spyker will be signing her book The Way of the River.

 

The Way of the River: Kellandale Wood (Book One) 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 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) 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 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.


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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 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 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 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! 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 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 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 Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338629118
Availability: Backordered
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 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 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 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 Cover Image
By Megan Higgins, Daria Shamolina (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781737593614
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Days
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.


MoNique Waters at the Learned Owl [6/11]

Join us in welcoming MoNique Waters on June 11th from 1 to 3pm. Waters will be signing her children's book, I Can Achieve Anything.

 

I Can Achieve Anything Cover Image
By Monique Waters, Felicity LeFevre (Illustrator)
$21.95
ISBN: 9781956306026
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(This book cannot be returned.)
Published: Dave Burgess Consulting - January 7th, 2022

Make every day a good one with this empowering, repeat-after-me picture book full of positive affirmations for young people. A celebration of diversity, I Can Achieve Anything reminds all children just how extraordinary they are.


Dave Lubinger at the Learned Owl [5/28]

Join us on May 28th from 1 to 3pm as we welcome Dave Lubinger. Lubinger will be signing his book, Jill Gets a Brother.

 

The Adventures of Jill, Jake, and Stimlin: Jill Gets A Brother Cover Image
By J. David Lubinger, Adam Slivka (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781736846605
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Published: Lubinger Press - April 16th, 2021

"The Adventures of Jill, Jake, and Stimlin" is a children's book series that is based on true stories of the Lubinger family when Jill, and her four-legged brothers, Jake, and Stimlin were all young. They share the unconditional love that dogs bring to a family.



Hope Bolinger at the Learned Owl [5/7]

Join us on May 7th from 1 to 3pm as we welcome Hope Bolinger. Bolinger will be signing her new book, The Cassandra Curse.

 

The Cassandra Curse Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781953743107
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Days
Published: Chicken Scratch Books - February 1st, 2022

Can you actually kill someone with kindness?


Charity's acts of kindness always end in disaster, but when one clown costume too many lands her in the Vice Principal's office, she receives a mysterious note from "The Cassandra Coalition" offering to help get rid of her curse.



Irv Korman at the Learned Owl [10/23]

Join us on October 23rd from 1 to 3pm as we welcome Irv Korman. Korman will be signing his children's book, Melton the Adoptable Snowman and The Eight Knights of Hanukkah. He'll also be signing all his other Christmas-themed books.

 

Spring is near, the days are getting warmer, and Melton the Snowman is missing. Did he melt or is he looking for places to stay cool?

 

 

Melton The Adoptable Snowman Cover Image
By Serena Fantozzi (Illustrator), Irv Korman
$14.95
ISBN: 9781948613118
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Published: Sunny Day Publishing, LLC - December 8th, 2020

Spring is near, the days are getting warmer, and Melton the Snowman is missing. Did he melt or is he looking for places to stay cool?


The Eight Knights of Hanukkah Cover Image
By Kyle D. Traum (Illustrator), Irv Korman
$14.95
ISBN: 9781948613132
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(This book cannot be returned.)
Published: Sunny Day Publishing, LLC - September 20th, 2021

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