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Fun and educational events for the whole family

"Love An Elder Day" Storyhour, Sidewalk Chalk Painting

Event date: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 10:30am

Join Bank Street Bookstore for a special Love An Elder Day celebration with actress Cynthia Vance and the Chalkboard Ninjas.

10:30am - A special storyhour with Cynthia Vance, actress and a children’s-book acquisitions editor at Abbeville Press. Cynthia will be reading Sometimes It's Grandmas and Grandpas: Not Mommies and Daddies by Gayle Byrne, accompanied by an adorable collie plush toy. At the end of storyhour, there will be a raffle for kids to win a plush toy.

 Cynthia Vance
   3:00pm to 6:00pm - Chalkboard Ninjas celebrates Love An Elder Day with a special sidewalk chalk-painting.
 

Love An Elder Day is part of a campaign ran by Lifeforce in Later Years, Inc., (LiLY) along with UN's International Day to Celebrate Older People.

In 2012, Lifeforce in Later Years, Inc., launched a ground-breaking campaign with its Love An Elder Day project to improve the visibility of the "forgotten generation", until now nearly absent from the media. 

Learn more about LiLY, Inc. and their campaign at http://lifeforce-in-later-years.org.

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Sometimes It's Grandmas and Grandpas: Not Mommies and Daddies Cover Image
By Gayle Byrne, Mary Haverfield (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780789210289
Availability: Backordered
Published: Abbeville Kids - October 1st, 2009

Mis Abuelos = My Grandparents Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780516254951
Availability: Special Order
Published: Children's Press(CT) - March 1st, 2006

Grandparents Are Special Because... Cover Image
$14.94
ISBN: 9781434309457
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Authorhouse - April 17th, 2007

Grandparents! Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781929132461
Availability: Special Order
Published: Kane/Miller Book Publishers - March 1st, 2010

"Soul Vision": Fractured Fables Presents David and Mutiya Vision

Event date: 
Saturday, December 14, 2013 - 1:00pm


Fractured Fables Puppet Theater is proud to present special guest authors David and Mutiya Vision.

David and Mutiya will do a reading of their children's books, My Choices Make Me Who I Am and What Makes Me Beautiful? (¿Qué Es Lo Que Me Hace Hermoso?)

 

Vision Works is dedicated to producing children's books which expand the awareness in children of the inherent power they possess to control themselves, overcome obstacles, make positive contributions, and manifest a destiny of greatness. 

"Ivy & Bean" Story Hour with Annie Barrows and Sophie Blackall

Event date: 
Saturday, October 12, 2013 - 11:00am

Come down to Bank Street Bookstore for double the fun and double the trouble with Ivy and Bean! Join author Anne Barrows and illustrator Sophie Blackall for a reading of Ivy & Bean Take the Case, the latest book in their award-winning series Ivy & Bean.

Annie Barrows is as hilarious and mischievous as her best-selling series, Ivy and Bean. In-demand at bookstores, conferences and festivals, she has charmed audiences large and small with endless stories about the kooky things kids do, her writing process, and her unconventional ideas about encouraging kids to read. In addition to writing the New York Times Bestselling Ivy and Bean series, she is the author of the international bestseller, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, currently in development as a feature film. She lives in Northern California with her husband and two daughters.

Sophie Blackall is a Brooklyn-based Australian artist. She has illustrated over twenty books for children, including Ruby's Wish (Chronicle Books, 2003) which won the Ezra Jack Keats Award; Meet Wild Boars (Henry Holt, 2005) which won a BCCB Blue Ribbon Picture Book Award and the Founders Award from the Society of Illustrators; Big Red Lollipop (Viking, 2010) which was a New York Times Top Ten Picture Book for 2010; and the ongoing New York Times Bestselling Ivy and Bean series (Chronicle Books). She lives with her family in Brooklyn, New York.

Ivy + Bean Take the Case Cover Image
By Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781452106991
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 24th, 2013

Ivy and Bean Cover Image
By Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780811849098
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Chronicle Books (CA) - July 1st, 2007

The Ivy + Bean Secret Treasure Box Cover Image
By Sophie Blackall (Illustrator), Annie Barrows
$19.99
ISBN: 9780811864954
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Published: Chronicle Books (CA) - November 1st, 2008

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