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"Don't Wear Polka Dot Underwear With White Pants" with Allison Gutknecht

Event date: 
Sunday, November 24, 2013 - 2:30pm

Second-grader Mandy Berr has learned a thing or two, and she'd like to share her hard-won wisdom with you in Don't Wear Polka-Dot Underwear with White Pants (and Other Lessons I've Learned), a debut chapter book by Allison Gutknecht.

With a pesky attention-hog of a younger brother and a pair of infant twins at home, Mandy feels ignored by her parents, something she is not used to. When her teacher announces a class pageant, Wendy sets out to find a place in the spotlight, with a little help from her lucky polka-dot underwear.

Come enjoy a reading of this fondly funny book by a promising new author.

Allison Gutknecht grew up in Voorhees, New Jersey, with three fewer siblings than her main character, Mandy Berr. After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania, she earned her master’s degree in Children’s Media and Literature from NYU. Allison lives in New York City with her rambunctious toy poodle, Gypsy, and her literate cat, Folly. She is a massive fan of polka dots.
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Don't Wear Polka-Dot Underwear: With White Pants (and Other Lessons I've Learned) Cover Image
By Allison Gutknecht, Stevie Lewis (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781442483927
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Published: Aladdin Paperbacks - November 12th, 2013

"Jack Strong Takes A Stand" with Tommy Greenwald

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Sunday, October 6, 2013 - 2:30pm

Viva la free play! Author Tommy Greenwald strikes a chord with over-scheduled kids in his super funny middle school book, Jack Strong Takes A Stand.


Tommy will perform a reading of this hilarious book about a boy drowning in extra-curricular activities until he finally stages a sit-in strike on his couch.


Tommy Greenwald 


Jack Strong Takes a Stand Cover Image
By Tommy Greenwald, Melissa Mendes (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781596438361
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 24th, 2013

Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Not Reading Cover Image
By Tommy Greenwald, J. P. Coovert (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781250003379
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Square Fish - May 8th, 2012

Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Extra Credit Cover Image
By Tommy Greenwald, J. P. Coovert (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250016706
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Published: Square Fish - April 2nd, 2013

Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Summer Vacation Cover Image
By Tommy Greenwald, J. P. Coovert (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781596437579
Availability: Backordered
Published: Roaring Brook Press - May 7th, 2013

"Five Little Monkeys" Special Storyhour with Eileen Christelow

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Sunday, October 27, 2013 - 10:30am

 


Trick... or Treat? It's a storyhour treat with author Eileen Christelow reading Five Little Monkeys Trick-or-Treat, the latest in the wildly popular Five Little Monkeys series.

Eileen also provides some pre-Halloween treats of sticker sheets and a chance to win a Five Little Monkeys finger puppet!

In Five Little Monkeys Trick or Treat, the little monkeys dress up for some Halloween trick-or-treating with their favorite babysitter, Lulu. “Ghost, princess, goblin, banana, and alien,” Mama reminds her. “Don’t lose the rascals!” But soon those mischievous monkeys meet other costumed friends and decide to try “the best Halloween trick ever!” Will Lulu be fooled? Or will those five little rascals get tricked by their own monkey business?

Vibrant, silly, and perfect for reading aloud, this non-scary Halloween story is sure to delight fans of this best-selling series. Includes recipes for “eyeballs” and “worm juice” so kids and their grownups can make their own holiday “trick” treats at home.

Five Little Monkeys Trick-Or-Treat Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780547858937
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Published: Clarion Books - August 13th, 2013

Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780547896915
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Houghton Mifflin - July 31st, 2012

Five Little Monkeys Go Shopping Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780547744513
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - July 10th, 2012

Five Little Monkeys Reading in Bed Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780547386102
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Published: Clarion Books - September 13th, 2011

Five Little Monkeys Play Hide-And-Seek Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780547337876
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - May 24th, 2010

Fancy Nancy: Halloween...or Bust! [With 30+ Stickers and Cut-Out Door Hanger] Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780061235955
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Published: HarperFestival - July 28th, 2009

Here They Come! Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780374330514
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - October 1st, 2004

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