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Loren Long Signs Otis and the Scarecrow

Sat. September 20th @ 2:00-3:00

New York Times best-selling author and illustrator Loren Long will return to blue manatee to sign his newest book, Otis and the Scarecrow, the 5th addition to the very populuar Otis series. Join us for this very special author reading and signing event to find out if Otis and the farm animals can befriend the lonely scarecrow!

-FREE, all ages author event

-Line Numbers for the signing will be given with the purchase of Otis and the Scarecrow.

-To order your copy today, or for more info, please call 513.731.2665.

The Pout-Pout Fish Goes to School Story Time

Tue. September 23rd @ 4:00-5:00

Join us for a fun story time with The Pout-Pout Fish creators: author Deborah Diesen and illustrator Dan Hanna! They will be reading their newest book, The Pout-Pout Fish Goes to School, giving a drawing demonstration, and signing books. This event is sure to turn any pout-pout frown upside down!

-FREE, best for ages 3-7.

-Line Numbers for the book siging will be given with purchase of The Pout-Pout Fish Goes to School.

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

 

An Afternoon at the Zoo with Carl Hiaasen

Sun. September 28th @ 3:00

Blue Manatee, along with The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens, will be hosting New York Times best-selling author Carl Hiaasen, as he discusses and signs his new book for (pre)teens: Skink--No Surrender. This nail-biter about a missing girl, gators, and Skink's special brand of swamp justice is a laugh-out-loud read for teens and adults alike! And while you're at our special event, don't be surprised if you have a few animal encounters of your own!

-Best for ages 8 and up.

-Location: The Peacock Pavilion at The Cincinnati Zoo.

-Line Numbers for the signing will be given with purchase of Skink--No Surrender.

-Zoo Members do not need a special event ticket, but do need a Line Number for the signing. For Non-Zoo Members, The Zoo is offering discounted general admission tickets for $9 for this event. You may order your tickets from blue manatee or by clicking on this link: https://store.cincinnatizoo.org/WebStore/shop/ViewItems.aspx?CG=BMCH&C=0928

-To pre-order your copy and reserve your tickets, or for more info, please call 513.731.2665.