What’s Happening in BookKids in March?

If you’d like to keep up with all of our BookKids news, subscribe to our monthly BookKids e-newsletter. We also have all of our usual fun & fabulous storytimes happening this month for your very young readers. All storytimes and events are free and open to the public. Join us!


U P C O M I N G   E V E N T S !

BRANDON MULL – Chasing the Prophecy
Tuesday, March 26 at 7pm

This is it! The EPIC conclusion to the Beyonders trilogy! We are so excited to celebrate the finale of this awesome series with the one and only Brandon Mull! In Chasing the Prophecy, Jason and Rachel team up after their separate quests to become the heroes the world of Lyria needs. Brandon Mull is one of our favorite middle grade authors. If your young reader enjoys imaginative stories of adventure in the style of Rick Riordan, we highly recommend his books.


curtainBookPeople’s Amazing Springtime Puppet Show!
Saturday, March 30 at 11:30am

Our fabulously funny puppeteers will be here acting foolish and putting on one humdinger of a show for you this morning. They will be performing their rendition of Pearl and Wagner: One Funny Day. It will be a good time and one that you shouldn’t miss out on — come early to get a good seat!


D O   N O T   M I S S

A Little Book of Sloth by Lucy Cooke

One of the most highly anticipated doses of cuteness EVER is finally here! If you hear the word “sloth” and think “slovenly” or any other word that does not begin and end with “ADORABLE”, take a look at this video from the author and be forever convinced of the supremacy of the sloth when it comes to OMG THAT IS SO CUTE!!!!



F U N   F A C T S

Mystery/thriller superstar David Baldacci has written the latest installment in the 39 Clues series, The 39 Clues: Cahills vs Vespers, and to celebrate its launch Scholastic  is hosting a webcast with the famous author Tuesday, March 5th at 1pm. You can find more info and the link to watch here. Baldacci will take viewers on a tour of artifacts from the Smithsonian, including Abraham Lincoln’s pocket watch, the compass used on the Lewis and Clark expedition, and more! (The webcast it totally free to view.)

HarperCollins and Honey Maid are teaming up for a writing contest open to kids ages 6-12. To enter, kids are invited to write about the funniest or most memorable day they can imagine having. The winner receives a trip to New York City for a one-day writer’s workshop with Dan Gutman (author of My Weird School.) HarperCollins will turn the winner’s idea into a book and print 10 copies.


A R O U N D   T H E   S T O R E

Last week, we had a terrific time celebrating the national launch of Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made. Author Stephan Pastis gave a great presentation to introduce us to Timmy. And there was cake!

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