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Picture Book Extravaganza!

Event date: 
Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 2:00pm

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.
Penguinaut! By Marcie Colleen, Emma Yarlett (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Marcie Colleen, Emma Yarlett (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780545848848
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Inc. - October 30th, 2018

Love, Triangle By Marcie Colleen, Bob Shea (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Marcie Colleen, Bob Shea (Illustrator)
$19.79
ISBN: 9780062410849
Availability: Not in Stock, Available for Special Order
Published: Balzer + Bray - October 3rd, 2017

Super Happy Party Bears: Gnawing Around By Marcie Colleen, Steve James (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Marcie Colleen, Steve James (Illustrator)
$6.59
Currently unavailable, email or call for more information.
ISBN: 9781250098078
Published: Imprint - September 6th, 2016

Benji, the Bad Day, and Me By Sally J. Pla, Ken Min (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sally J. Pla, Ken Min (Illustrator)
$18.95
Currently unavailable, email or call for more information.
ISBN: 9781620143452
Published: Lee & Low Books - October 9th, 2018

Stanley Will Probably Be Fine By Sally J. Pla, Steve Wolfhard (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sally J. Pla, Steve Wolfhard (Illustrator)
$18.69
ISBN: 9780062445797
Availability: Not in Stock, Available for Special Order
Published: HarperCollins - February 6th, 2018

Balance the Birds By Susie Ghahremani Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781419728761
Availability: Not in Stock, Available for Special Order
Published: Abrams Appleseed - October 2nd, 2018

Stack the Cats By Susie Ghahremani Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781419723490
Availability: Not in Stock, Available for Special Order
Published: Abrams Appleseed - May 2nd, 2017

Love Is Love By Michael Genhart, Ken Min (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Michael Genhart, Ken Min (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781939775139
Availability: Not in Stock, Available for Special Order
Published: Little Pickle Press - May 1st, 2018