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"Tale of the Monkey Balloon" by Speech Specialist Rebecca Eisenberg

"Tale of the Monkey Balloon" tells the story of Mimi and her father who can't help wondering what happens to balloons once they fly free. Rebecca Eisenberg's book floats along with language and learning to help kids imagine possible outcomes after the loss of a prized balloon. Rebecca uses her experience as a speech specialist to engage listeners in a story that allows them to create their own what-if scenarios. Hear Rebecca read her book at Bank Street Bookstore on Saturday, March 17 at 10:30 a.m.

"Whoosh" Over to Bank Street Bookstore for a Reading by Author Chris Barton

"Whoosh! Lonnie Johnson's Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions" is the story of the man who created what has become one of the world's top-selling toys. Learn about Lonnie Johnson, a passionate engineer who took an idea and saw it through until the Super Soaker water gun was a reality in the hands of fun-loving kids everywhere. Author Chris Barton joins us at Bank Street Bookstore on Saturday, March 10 for a reading and a behind-the-scenes description of how Lonnie's invention has made such a huge splash. Join us at 10:30 a.m. at 2780 Broadway.

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