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Dan Santat event information


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Fall fun at the manatee

Fri. September 22nd @ 4:30pm

There's so much to love about Fall: the colorful leaves, the snuggly sweaters, pumpkins and squash, apple cider....
Celebrate the first day of Fall at blue manatee with stories, a great art project, and a snack!

$6 per child
Ages 3 and up (some parental help will be needed with art activity)
Pre-registration is required, as space is limited

Illustrator Jeffrey Ebbeler

Sun. September 24th @ 2pm

Local illustrator Jeffrey Ebbeler will discuss and sign his newest book, Melvin the Mouth.

An evening with School of Good and Evil author Soman Chainani

Mon. October 2nd @ 6:30pm

New York Times bestselling author Soman Chainani will be at blue manatee for a reading and signing of Quests for Glory, the fourth installment of the School for Good and Evil series. 

Line numbers will be given to customers who pre-order or purchase their copy of Quests for Glory at blue manatee. Copies of the first three books in the series will be available in hardcover and paperback, as well as The Ever Never Handbook.

blue manatee presents Dan Santat at Brazee Street Studios

Sun. October 8th @ 1:30pm

blue manatee presents Caldecott Medalist Dan Santat for an exclusive event at Brazee Street Studios

Dan Santat will read, discuss, and sign his newest book, After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again), which releases on October 3rd. Line numbers for the event are required, and will be given with purchase of After the Fall


Glass art story time WITH DAN SANTAT! *At Brazee Street Studios*

Sun. October 8th @ 12:00pm

Take part in a one-of-a kind opportunity to create a piece of art with a Caldecott Medalist!