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"Screaming Chef" Author Peter Ackerman at Bank Street Book Store

Event date: 
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:30am

What sets off the tiny main character in Peter Ackerman's "Screaming Chef"? Hear its author read this hilarious story aloud at Bank Street Book Store on Saturday, October 21 at 10:30 a.m. and you will discover many secrets de cuisine while realizing the power of singing, not screaming. Peter will sign copies of his delightful story as well as two of his other popular children's books: "Lonely Phone Booth" and "Lonely Typewriter." Join us for a tasty tale!

The Screaming Chef Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781567925982
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: David R. Godine Publisher - May 25th, 2017

The Lonely Phone Booth Cover Image
By Peter Ackerman, Max Dalton (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781567924145
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Published: David R. Godine Publisher - July 16th, 2010

The Lonely Typewriter Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781567925180
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Published: David R. Godine Publisher - October 14th, 2014

Brooklyn Book Festival -- One of New York's Biggest, Best, and Premier Literacy Events (and It's Free!)

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Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Sunday, September 17 is day two at the revered and respected Brooklyn Book Festival, a beloved fall tradition. Bank Street Book Store is among the booksellers represented at the MetroTech Commons in Brooklyn from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Visit us throughout the day while enjoying all kinds of author and illustrator events and signings. More information (including a schedule of panels and discussions as well as a list of author appearances) can be found at http://www.brooklynbookfestival.org.

Authors Karina Yan Glaser and Rachel Vail Talk Books

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Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Rachel Vail and Karina Yan Glaser, two dynamic children's book writers, appear together at Bank Street Book Store on Sunday, October 29 at 1:00 p.m. Much of their conversation centers on Karina's new middle-grade book "The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street," but other wonderful works for kids will be included in their family-friendly discussion about reading, writing, and finding books to love. Hear about Karina's debut novel for children while listening to two top authors discuss their craft together.

The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780544876392
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - October 3rd, 2017

Well, That Was Awkward Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780670013081
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - February 28th, 2017

Unfriended Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780147511546
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Puffin Books - September 1st, 2015

Author Cressida Cowell at Symphony Space

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Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:15pm

Thalia Kids' Book Club events at New York City's Symphony Space promise lively discussions between children's book authors and the kids who read and love their books. As host of an upcoming fall event, Bank Street Book Store is proud to announce special guest Cressida Cowell on Sunday, October 15 at 1:00 p.m. Cowell, author of the best-selling "How to Train Your Dragon" series, will introduce her new novel "Wizards of Once" (featuring giants, wizards, and witches!) while encouraging audience members to engage in Q&A, art, writing, and reading activities. For ticket information, visit https://www.symphonyspace.org/event/9740/Family-Literature/thalia-kids-b....

The Wizards of Once Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316508339
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 3rd, 2017

How to Train Your Dragon Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780316085274
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 1st, 2010

Story Time with Esther

Event date: 
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Join us at Bank Street Book Store for a morning of reading and singing on Thursday, October 19 at 10:30 a.m. with musician Esther Crow. Esther takes a lively approach to books and stories, entertaining babies, toddlers, pre-ks, and all other ages with an hour of bouncy fun. Zero cost, no pre-registration, and maximum fun!

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