First published in 1978 Tomie dePaola’s The Popcorn Book has gotten a reboot for it’s 40th anniversary. This book focuses on twins, Tony and Tiny. One loves to read and one loves to cook and they both love to eat POPCORN. The history of popcorn brims right off the page in this old favorite made new again. Find it wherever books are sold!
We want to shout about Tomie dePaola‘s new book, Quiet. This book celebrates mindfulness and stillness in a busy world. Quiet has been garnering positive reviews far and wide, including a much coveted Kirkus Star. “A lovely, simple reminder to pause and notice this life.” You can pick up Quiet wherever books are sold.
Eric Pinder has a brand new picture book! This time it’s all about counting and the perennial preschool favorite: DINOS! Eric’s playful language accompanied by Junissa Bianda’s colorful art will get your little one learning their 1…2…3’s. What did the critics have to say?
“A particularly lively specimen. Definitely has a preschooler’s number.” —Kirkus Reviews
Find this lovely PB in a bookstore near you
Beloved children’s author, Sy Montgomery, has a brand new book out in the world, this time geared toward adults. How to be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals reflects on 13 animals–Sy’s friends– and what it is to be different and the same, what it is to be empathetic and understanding…what it is to experience grief, despair, forgiveness and forgiving. What it is to be a good creature. Sounds like the perfect antidote for today’s world. Check Sy’s tour schedule to see if she’s going to be anywhere near you!
Have you gazed upon the glory that is David Elliot‘s new book cover? This retelling of the story of Joan of Arc comes out in March of 2019. Mackenzi Lee calls it “A stunning and innovative reimagining of one of history’s most badass ladies.”
Oh boy, we cannot wait!
Catch Terry at these dates and times!
September 25, 2018, 3:30 pm, West Manchester Branch Library, 76 South Main Street, 2nd floor meeting room.
September 26, 2018; 3:30 pm, Manchester City Library, 405 Pine Street, Winchell Room.
For more information, please call 624-6560.