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Picture Book Extravaganza!

Picture Book Extravaganza!

Authors Sally J. Pla, Susie Ghahremani, Marcie Colleen, and illustrator Ken Min will represent a diverse selection of titles and craft, in conversation at Mysterious Galaxy's "Picturebookstravaganza ."

Though Sally’s books are marketed for children, she writes them for everyone. Her latest picture book is Benjie, the Bad Day, and Me, which follows Sammy and his autistic brother Benjie who are having a rough day. To cheer Sammy up, Benjie shares his box full of his treasures with his older brother.

Susie is a person of many talents: illustrator, artist, educator, entrepreneur, and designer. A follow up to her Stack the Cats, Balance the Birds teaches early math skills to toddlers by introducing concepts of relative sizes with bright and colorful illustrations of birds.

Before Marcie began writing children’s books, she had worked as a teacher, a nanny, and even an actress. Penguinaut! is about a penguin named Orville who lives in a zoo, surrounded by animals with exciting hobbies. For Orville, he decides to top them all by building a spaceship and flying to the moon.

Ken Min is the illustrator of numerous picture books such as Sally’s Benjie, the Bad Day, and Me, and Dr. Michael Genhart’s Love is Love. Love is Love is a powerful resource to discuss the concept of discrimination. Following two young friends who have families that consist of a mommy and a daddy, and a daddy and a daddy, this story shows that what makes a real family is love.

This event is free and seating is first come, first serve. To get a book signed during one of our events, a copy of the event book must be purchased through Mysterious Galaxy. Event purchases through Mysterious Galaxy not only keeps our bookstore doors open, but also makes author signings possible.
Event date: 
Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 2:00pm
Event address: 
5943 Balboa Ave
Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92111
Penguinaut! Cover Image
By Marcie Colleen, Emma Yarlett (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780545848848
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Inc. - October 30th, 2018

Love, Triangle Cover Image
By Marcie Colleen, Bob Shea (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062410849
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Balzer + Bray - October 3rd, 2017

Super Happy Party Bears: Gnawing Around Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9781250098078
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Imprint - September 6th, 2016

Benji, the Bad Day, and Me Cover Image
By Sally J. Pla, Ken Min (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781620143452
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Lee & Low Books - September 25th, 2018

Stanley Will Probably Be Fine Cover Image
By Sally J. Pla, Steve Wolfhard (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062445797
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - February 6th, 2018

Balance the Birds Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781419728761
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Abrams Appleseed - October 2nd, 2018

Stack the Cats Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781419723490
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Abrams Appleseed - May 2nd, 2017

Love Is Love Cover Image
By Michael Genhart, Ken Min (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781939775139
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little Pickle Press - May 16th, 2018

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