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Staff Books: 

The Magic Word Cover Image
By Mac Barnett, Elise Parsley (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780062354846
Availability: Not on hand, usually available within 1-5 Days
Published: Balzer + Bray - October 4th, 2016

As is typical for October, our events schedule is full-to-bursting. “Like” us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter to keep up with our author/illustrator happenings, and look for a full list of our events on our website. We’re starting October off with a bang here in the store on Tuesday, October 4 at 4:30 pm when we host store favorite Mac Barnett on the book birthday of his new picture book, The Magic Word. Mr. Barnett has visited us before to great acclaim with previous books Leo: a Ghost Story, Sam and Dave Dig a Hole, and The Terrible Two. Be sure to stop by for a giggle-filled reading, learn a new magic word, and have some birthday cake!

The Secret Keepers Cover Image
By Trenton Lee Stewart, Diana Sudyka (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780316389556
Availability: Not on hand, usually available within 1-5 Days
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 27th, 2016

On Wednesday, October 5 at 6:30 pm, we’ll be partnering with Arlington Heights Memorial Library, where we’ll welcome bestselling author Trenton Lee Stewart for his new novel The Secret Keepers. School Library Journal says, “Fans of Stewart’s Mysterious Benedict Society and series like it will devour his latest novel. This epic story filled with adventure and twists and turns is certain to keep readers’ interest from beginning to end.” We can’t wait.