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Penguin Pleasures with Author Melissa Guion

Event date: 
Sunday, March 9, 2014 - 2:30pm

 



What could be more endearing than a rookery of baby penguins? -- especially as created by author/illustrator Melissa Guion. Melissa's new book "Baby Penguins Love Their Mama" complements her recent board book "Baby Penguins Everywhere." She will present both books and lead a creative art activity to help children express their love of penguins. 

Get to know the irresistible penguins that populate Melissa Guion's new books. Melissa's illustrations have that perfect penguin touch, capturing humorously sweet poses and performances. Create penguin art with Melissa and her simple art materials.
365 Penguins Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780810944602
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - October 1st, 2006

And Tango Makes Three Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780689878459
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - June 1st, 2005

Mr. Popper's Penguins Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316058438
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Young Readers - November 2nd, 1992

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Scholastic Discover More: Penguins Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780545330244
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scholastic Reference - January 1st, 2012

Tacky the Penguin Cover Image
By Helen Lester, Lynn Munsinger (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780395562338
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Houghton Mifflin - August 17th, 1990

National Geographic Readers: Penguins! Cover Image
$3.99
ISBN: 9781426304262
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Published: National Geographic Society - January 13th, 2009

"Everyone Belongs" Reading and Book Signing

Event date: 
Saturday, January 11, 2014 - 2:30pm

 


Spend an afternoon full of empathy and understanding with author Dennis Vanasse, special educator in Worcester, Massachusetts, and Special Education Department Head at Anna Maria College in Paxton, Massachusetts. Dennis writes about living with special needs to help promote awareness and acceptance of children with obstacles. He will read from several of his books, including "Everyone Belongs."

 

Dennis will read "Everyone Belongs," as well as other titles he has written dealing with childhood disabilities. Through open discussions and conversations, Dennis encourages social acceptance. He is a tireless advocate for kids and he is delighted to sign copies of his books the day of the event.

 

Alice in Wonderland Puppet Show (Lewis Carroll's Birthday)

Event date: 
Sunday, January 26, 2014 - 1:00pm

In honor of the birthday of
Lewis Carroll
(January 27)

There will be a special Alice in Wonderland edition of Fractured Fables on Sunday January 26, featuring stories based on Carrol's works.
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Cover Image
By Lewis Carroll, John Tenniel (Illustrator), Paul O. Zelinsky (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780688110871
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - May 19th, 1992

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Cover Image
By Lewis Carroll, Harriet Castor (Retold by), Zdenko Basic (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780764163333
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Barron's Educational Series - February 1st, 2010

The Hunting of the Snark: An Agony in Eight Fits Cover Image
By Lewis Carroll, Oleg Lipchenko (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781770494077
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Tundra Books (NY) - October 9th, 2012

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass Cover Image
$5.95
ISBN: 9780553213454
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Bantam Classics - May 1st, 1984

Jabberwocky Cover Image
By Lewis Carroll, Stephane Jorisch (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781554532667
Availability: Special Order
Published: KCP Poetry - February 1st, 2008

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