Childrens Event

Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast Storytime with Josh Funk

Event date: 
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 11:00am

Josh Funk jumps onto our Facebook page to share the newest adventures of Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast. Grab a sweet breakfast treat and join us there!

ABOUT THE BOOK: 

Short & Sweet, Volume 4 (Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast #4) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781454934271
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sterling Children's Books - September 1st, 2020

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

5-MINUTE POUT-POUT FISH STORIES Storytime

Event date: 
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 11:00am

To celebrate the release of 5-Minute Pout-Pout Fish Stories we will be reading one of our favorites on Facebook. Stop in to our stores to pick-up your Pout-Pout Fish craft. 

ABOUT THE BOOK: 

Deborah Diesen's 5-Minute Pout-Pout Fish Stories is a 192-page treasury of 12 short, read-aloud stories starring the New York Times bestselling Mr. Fish and all his friends--illustrated by Dan Hanna--perfect for bedtime or on the go!

5-Minute Pout-Pout Fish Stories (A Pout-Pout Fish Mini Adventure #12) Cover Image
By Deborah Diesen, Dan Hanna (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780374314002
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - October 6th, 2020

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Shapes Storytime with Kenneth Kraegel

Event date: 
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 11:00am

First comes the circle. Then the square and the triangle. Then the . . . emu pushing a pancake wagon down a hill? Join us on Facebook LIVE where our friend and author Kenneth Kraegel shares his newest picture book about shapes ...and emus.  

Here is where you can access an adorable coloring sheet:  http://www.kennethkraegel.com/uploads/3/7/9/3/37932627/shapescoloringsheet.pdf

This Is a Book of Shapes Cover Image
By Kenneth Kraegel, Kenneth Kraegel (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781536207019
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - September 8th, 2020

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Special Storytime: Flibbertigibbety Words

Event date: 
Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 11:00am

Gather around little Shakespeares! Did you know that Shakespeare invented or introduced over 1,000 words that we still use today! Author Donna Guthrie is visiting us virtually to share her new picture book all about some flibbertigibbety words and how young Shakespeare caught them! Check it out on Facebook!

ABOUT THE BOOK:
With quotes and sly references to the famous works of William Shakespeare and the words he invented, this adventurous ode to language will delight readers young and old.

Flibbertigibbety Words: Young Shakespeare Chases Inspiration Cover Image
By Donna Guthrie, Åsa Gilland (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781645670629
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Page Street Kids - September 1st, 2020

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Sing Some More!

Event date: 
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 11:00am

Beloved Pout Pout Fish author Deborah Diesen joins us on Facebook for storytime to share her new book Sing Some More! Written in rhyme and full of musical fun this story introduces musical vocabulary to children through four spirited birds.

ABOUT SING SOME MORE! 

From just before dawn through the end of the day, four spirited birds

combine their vocal talents in a day-long concert for their neighborhood.

We perform our songs for others

Sing Some More Cover Image
By Deborah Diesen, Howard Gray (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781534110526
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sleeping Bear Press - August 15th, 2020

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Donuts! Go Nuts!

Event date: 
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 11:00am

A generous but increasingly put-upon bear makes batch after batch of doughnuts for her woodland friends without saving any for herself in this delightful debut picture book about counting, sharing, and being a good friend.

Dozens of Doughnuts Cover Image
By Carrie Finison, Brianne Farley (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780525518358
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - July 21st, 2020

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Alien Tomato Storytime with Author Kristen Schroeder

Event date: 
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 11:00am

This will be a very special virtual storytime with author, Kristen Schroeder. Her new book, Alien Tomato, is sure to leave your little ones looking at vegetables differently.

ABOUT THE BOOK: 

When a mysterious red orb appears one day, the vegetables aren’t sure what to make of it. It must be an alien tomato! They name her Allie and try to make her feel as welcome as possible. But Gopher isn’t convinced. He’s sure it’s just a ball… Isn’t it?

Alien Tomato Cover Image
By Kristen Schroeder, Mette Engell (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781624149764
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Page Street Kids - July 14th, 2020

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Let's Dance! Special Storytime with Valerie Bolling

Event date: 
Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 11:00am

Dancing is for everyone, everywhere! Are you ready to dance? Author Valerie Bolling is going to read her new picture book, Let’s dance. Come get your mid-morning wiggles out and dance along!

Let's Dance! Cover Image
By Valerie Bolling, Maine Diaz (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781635921427
Availability: Not on our shelves. Usually ships in 3-5 business days.
Published: Boyds Mills Press - March 3rd, 2020

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Special Storytime with Pamela Cameron

Event date: 
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 11:00am

Rescue pups! The Great Lakes! Big Adventures! Head on over to Facebook to see how Pamela Cameron put all of our favorite things into her book Sport: Ship Dog of the Great Lakes.  

Is your family looking for a rescue pet? Check out Humane Society of Huron Valley https://www.hshv.org/

If you loved this story, and wish to support the author and our independent bookstore, you may order the book here: https://www.schulerbooks.com/book/9780870209147.

 

Sport: Ship Dog of the Great Lakes Cover Image
By Pamela Cameron, Renée Graef (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9780870209147
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Wisconsin Historical Society Press - April 8th, 2019

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Special Storytime with Cathy Gendron

Event date: 
Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 11:00am

Grab your art supplies and head outside with us as illustrator Cathy Gendron shares Trees Make Perfect Pets. 

 

ABOUT THE BOOK: 

"Takes tree-hugging-and standing up for yourself-to a new level." --Kirkus Reviews

An endearing and environmentally friendly story about a girl's unlikely best friend...a tree

Abigail is determined to get the perfect pet.

Trees Make Perfect Pets Cover Image
By Paul Czajak, Cathy Gendron (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781492664734
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky - March 3rd, 2020

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

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