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Pet Adventures Creative Writing Workshop

Wed. October 8th @ 4:00-5:00

In honor of Skippyjon Jones author Judy Schachner's visit later this month (October 27th at 4pm), young writers can join us for this creative writing workshop, where we'll write stories for and about our own pets (or favorite stuffed animals). Our stories will center on our pets' imaginative adventures--just like the ones Skippyjon Jones finds himself in. With author (and parent) permission, we will post the stories on our blog. Without a doubt our stories (and writing them) will be muy fun!

-Best for ages 6 and up.


-Pre registration is required, as space is limited. Please call (513)731-2665 to register by October 7th.


Dastardly Drawing with Steve Harpster

Sat. October 18th @ 1:00-2:00

Join cartoonist Steve Harpster as he leads a workshop on drawing zombies, monsters, and other creatures that go bump in the night. Daring artists will get to know The Haunted Creeps and Ghastly Ghouls of Spiderbite--his latest drawing book! Mwahahahaha!

-Please bring a drawing pad or paper, and your favorite drawing utensils.

-Best for ages 6+

FREE, but please call 513.731.2665 to register by Friday, Oct. 17th.

Happy 25th Mana-Versary Blue Manatee

Sat. October 25th @ All Day

Join us as we celebrate our 25th Mana-Versary! As a thank you, all day long enjoy free Manatee cookies; 25% off your purchase if you dress as you your favorite book character; special events like an All-Star ManaTots, Make-A-Mess, and a Trivia Game; prizes, raffle drawings, and more! As a fun way to enter the raffle drawing we're having a scavenger hunt Oct. 1st-Oct. 25th--you can find more details here: http://bit.ly/ManaversaryScavengerHunt.

Don't miss this very happy celebration! 

Judy Schachner Signs Skippyjon Jones Snow What

Mon. October 27th @ 4:00-5:00

New York Times best-selling author and illustrator Judy Scachner will visit blue manatee to sign her newest book, Skippyjon Jones Snow What--the latest addition to the very popular Skippyjon Jones series. In Skippyjon Jones Snow What, Skippyjon Jones takes on his own version of the Snow White tale when the seven Chimichangos challenge him to wake up Nieve Que...with a kiss! Will Skippyjon Jones save the day? Join us for this muy fun author event to find out!

-FREE, all ages author event.

-Line Numbers for the signing will be assigned with purchase of Skippyjon Jones Snow What from blue manatee (available Oct. 21st). To be first in line and win a free copy of the book, be sure to enter our drawing contest, details found here: http://bit.ly/SkippyjonDrawingContest.

-To pre-order, or for more info, please call 513.731.2665.