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Books for upcoming author or illustrator events. Order your copy in advance and you'll be at the head of the line to get your book signed!

After the Fall

MEET DAN SANTAT AT BRAZEE STREET STUDIOS ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8th at 1:30! Pre-order your copy of AFTER THE FALL to receive a line number for this exclusive event. Line numbers will be required.  Caldecott Medalist Dan Santat's picture book about the aftermath of Humpty Dumpty's famous fall—and Humpty's determination to overcome his fear to reach great new heights. Everyone knows that when Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. But what happened after? Th… read more »

Melvin the Mouth

Melvin is an imaginative and noisy little boy who grows up to be Mel Blanc, Looney Tunes cartoon character pioneer and the voice behind Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Woody Woodpecker, the Tasmanian Devil, and so many more familiar personalities. Readers are treated to a typical day for young Melvin, when ordinary tasks like getting ready for school, riding the bus, and completing his chores are charged with sound effects and accompanied by his own personal soundtrack. His knack for making funny noises… read more »

School for Good and Evil #4: Quests for Glory

Meet author Soman Chainani at blue manatee on October 2nd at 6:30pm! With every end comes a new beginning in the fourth installment of Soman Chainani's New York Times bestselling School for Good and Evil series, Quests for Glory. Join Sophie, Agatha, Tedros, and the other students as they begin a new era in the Endless Woods — The Camelot Years — where Evers and Nevers alike must move beyond the bounds of school and into the biggest, boldest adventures of their lives. … read more »

The Great Shelby Holmes Meets Her Match

Meet author Elizabeth Eulberg at blue manatee on September 20th at 6:30pm! From internationally bestselling author Elizabeth Eulberg comes a feel-good sequel to The Great Shelby Holmes!  Being friends with a super sleuth isn’t easy, especially when she’s nine years old and four feet tall, and full of attitude. But for eleven-year-old aspiring writer John Watson, being friends with Shelby Holmes is just the adventure he’s looking for. In the few weeks since moving to Harlem… read more »

Things That Surprise You

Meet author Jennifer Maschari here at blue manatee on Saturday, October 14th! A poignant, charming middle grade novel, perfect for fans of The Thing About Jellyfish and Fish in a Tree. A beautifully layered story about navigating the often shifting bonds of family and friendship, and learning how to put the pieces back together when things fall apart. Emily Murphy is about to enter middle school. She's sort of excited…though not nearly as much as her best friend Hazel, who is ready for ev… read more »