Special event for kids!
Featuring Annie Barrows, Andrea Alban, Gennifer Choldenko, Christopher Cerf & Paige Peterson
In conjunction with Children's Book Week, Book Passage is proud to take part in the inaugural Indies First Storytime Day, founded by award-winning author Kate DiCamillo along with the American Booksellers Association and the Children's Book Council. Indies First Storytime Day will be celebrated at independent bookstores across the country, with authors and illustrators invited to read from a children's book of their choice.
At Book Passage we have a day of activities scheduled with some of our favorite children's authors stopping by to participate in the event.
At 9:30 am, we welcome Andrea Alban, author of The Happiness Tree and the YA novel Anya's War, for our opening storytelling activity.
Then, at 10:00 am, Christopher Cerf & Paige Peterson will be stopping by to present the new mini-edition of Blackie: The Horse Who Stood Still, a gorgeous picture book about a local equine hero.
The day continues at 11:00 am with Ivy & Bean author Annie Barrows, who will participate in the festivities with additional storytelling.
At 12:00 pm, there will be a Timmy Failure Total Failure Party! We welcome lovers of Stephan Pastis' Timmy Failure series to take their photo with Total the Polar Bear, make their own Timmy Failure scarf, and participate in a number of fun activities and puzzles.
Finally, at 3:00 pm, we welcome Gennifer Choldenko, author of the bestselling Al Capone Does My Shirts, who will conclude the day with reading stories.
We hope to see you all there!