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Tomie de Paola
Blue Willow Bookshop, Sunday, October 5 at 5pm
What: Tomie de Paola will discuss and sign Jack, his newest picture book. When: Wednesday, October 5, 5:00 pm Where: 725 Bateswood Drive, Houston, TX 77079 Admission: In order to go through the signing line and meet Tomie de Paola, please purchase Jack from Blue Willow Bookshop. At the time of your purchase, we will issue a signing line ticket that indicates your place in line. Your book and signing line ticket can be picked up at the event. About the Author: With over 15 million books in print, Tomie dePaola is one of the most beloved creators of children’s literature today. His many accolades include winning the Caldecott Honor Award for STREGA NONA, the Newbery Honor Award for 26 FAIRMOUNT AVENUE, the 2011 Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for his substantial and lasting contribution to children’s literature and, most recently, the 2012 Society of Illustrators Lifetime Achievement Award. Tomie dePaola is one of only five author/illustrators to be awarded a Newbery Honor and a Caldecott Honor. He has written and illustrated over 200 books in his 40 years in book publishing. Book: Beloved author-illustrator Tomie dePaola's take on traditional "Jack tales"--in which a young hero ventures out to seek his fortune and gains it through luck or pluck--is perfect for preschoolers. When Jack sets out to see the world and find a place of his own, he's surprised to attract a following of enthusiastic animal friends eager to join him on his quest. Jack and his entourage all have high hopes that they will find just what they are looking for as they travel on their merry way. Children will delight in the cumulative chorus of animal sounds as the pages get more and more crowded with the residents of this delightful kingdom. Ordering: A limited number of autographed copies of Tomie’s book will be available for purchase after the event. If you cannot attend the event, and would like a personalized copy of her book, please call us before the event at (281) 497-8675. If you can't attend the event or need a copy shipped to you, you may call the store or add the appropriate book to your cart on our website. Payment type must be "CreditCard." In the order notes, add personalization details. To place an international order, please email orders@bluewillowbookshop.com to obtain shipping details and to have items shipped to you. Staff will respond within 24-48 hours. Attachment Size Jack.jpg 23.7 KB

Location: Street: 14532 Memorial Dr City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77079 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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