Thursday, February 11, 2010

Kids Heart Books Day

Craig Orback sent this along:
Mockingbird Books in the Green Lake area of Seattle is hosting authors and illustrators at an event this Saturday, Feb. 13--it's called Kids (Heart) Books!

Here's the info from the store:

On Saturday, February 13th from 10-3, Mockingbird books is participating in Kids (Heart)Books, a Valentine event at several local independent bookstores. Joining us are some of our favorite local authors and illustrators who you will LOVE meeting. Come and talk to them about their books, which will be available for purchase and autographing. Our guests (and the title of one of their books) will be:

Sara Anderson - Day at the Market
Mary Jane Beaufrand - Primavera
Bonny Becker - Visitor for Bear
Tom Brenner - And Then Comes Halloween
Heather Davis - Never Cry Werewolf
Arthur Dorros - Papa and Me
Liz Gallagher-Opposite of Invisible
Laura Kvasnosky - Zelda and Ivy series
Craig Orback - Hot Pursuit (1:00-3 pm)
Julie Paschkis - Building on Nature: the Life of Antoni Gaudi
David Patneaude - Thin Wood Walls

The day will also be a time for your children to show their creative sides. An art station will be set up for the kids to decorate their own valentines. Please tell your friends and neighbors about this fun opportunity. Call the store for more information (206) 518-5886
Other area bookstores are participating, including Parkplace Books, University Bookstore, Edmonds Bookshop, Eagle Harbor Books, Liberty Bay Books, Third Place Books, Queen Anne Books, Secret Garden Bookshop.

These stores all do an amazing job of supporting local authors. Why not return the love on Saturday?

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