Sunday Story Time with Lori Richmond (Author & Illustrator of Bunny's Staycation)

Sunday Story Time with Lori Richmond (Author & Illustrator of Bunny's Staycation)

POWERHOUSE on 8th [Park Slope]

BUNNY’S STAYCATION is the perfect book for every family with travel-for-work Mamas or Papas. Kids and parents will laugh, cheer, and celebrate the happy challenges faced by families who are juggling the joys of stay-at-home fun and business trips.

Sunday Story Time with Daniel Salmieri (Author & Illustrator of Bear and Wolf)

Sunday Story Time with Daniel Salmieri (Author & Illustrator of Bear and Wolf)

POWERHOUSE on 8th [Park Slope]

Bear and Wolf become unlikely companions one winter’s evening when they discover each other out walking in the falling snow. They’re young and curious, slipping easily into friendship as they amble along together, seeing new details in the snowy forest. Together they spy an owl overhead, look deep into the frozen face of the lake, and contemplate the fish sleeping below the surface. Then it’s time to say goodbye: for Bear to go home and hibernate with the family and for Wolf to run with the pack. Daniel Salmieri’s debut as author/illustrator is a beautifully rendered story of friendship and the subtle rhythm of life when we are open to the world and to each other.

Sunday Story Time with Airlie Anderson (Author & Illustrator of NEITHER)

Sunday Story Time with Airlie Anderson (Author & Illustrator of NEITHER)

POWERHOUSE on 8th [Park Slope]

RSVP appreciated. Please fill out the form at the bottom of this page if you plan on attending. PLEASE NOTE: Submitting an RSVP for this event DOES NOT guarantee entrance. This is a free-access event — entrance will be on a first-come, first-served basis. About the Book. In a world where we all too often feel […]

Sunday Story Time with David Soman & Jacky Davis (Authors of Ladybug Girl and the Rescue Dogs)

Sunday Story Time with David Soman & Jacky Davis (Authors of Ladybug Girl and the Rescue Dogs)

POWERHOUSE on 8th [Park Slope]

Ladybug Girl and her friends help at a dog-adoption fair and discover that even the littlest things can make a big difference in this tenth hardcover in the New York Times bestselling Ladybug Girl series.

Book Launch: Burro Hills by Julia Lynn Rubin

Book Launch: Burro Hills by Julia Lynn Rubin

POWERHOUSE on 8th [Park Slope]

Seventeen-year-old Jack has lived in the troubled California town his entire life. He hides the truth about his sexuality from everyone, including his best friend Jess and his childhood rival and drug dealing partner, Toby. Keeping your head down, Jack knows, is the best way to survive. But when Connor, a fearless new arrival, enrolls at school, he sees right through Jack’s façade. Jack finds himself falling for Connor, and the feeling is mutual―but their relationship will set into a motion a series of events with lasting consequences.

Sunday Story Time with Maxwell Eaton III (Author/Illustrator of The Truth About Bears & The Truth About Hippos)

Sunday Story Time with Maxwell Eaton III (Author/Illustrator of The Truth About Bears & The Truth About Hippos)

POWERHOUSE on 8th [Park Slope]

Maxwell Eaton III’s The Truth About Bears & The Truth About Hippos are lighthearted nonfiction picture books, filled with useful facts about bears and hippos that will make you laugh so hard you won’t even realize you’re learning something!

Book Reading & Signing: The Olympians: HERMES by George O'Connor

Book Reading & Signing: The Olympians: HERMES by George O'Connor

POWERHOUSE on 8th [Park Slope]

In volume ten of Olympians, George O’Connor delves into the myth of Hermes, the trickster god. From his infancy, when he bewitches animals and bends them to his will (stealing a herd of Apollo’s prize cattle in the bargain), to his adolescence and adulthood when he becomes father to the equally mischievous Pan, Hermes’s story is wildly entertaining as he brings a little bit of chaos to everything he touches or creates.

Sunday Story Time with Misa Saburi (Illustrator of Sakura's Cherry Blossoms)

Sunday Story Time with Misa Saburi (Illustrator of Sakura's Cherry Blossoms)

POWERHOUSE on 8th [Park Slope]

Sakura loves warm spring days and picnic lunches, and most of all she loves sitting underneath the cherry blossom trees with her grandmother. But now Sakura and her parents are moving to America, and her grandmother is staying back in Japan. Told in a series of poems inspired by traditional Japanese verse, this story of one little girl’s immigration experience explores the loneliness of a new home, the healing power of friendship and the joy of finding the familiar in unexpected places.

Sunday Story Time with Abigail Rayner (Author of The Backup Bunny)

Sunday Story Time with Abigail Rayner (Author of The Backup Bunny)

POWERHOUSE on 8th [Park Slope]

Everybody needs a backup plan, especially when you lose your favorite toy. When Max loses his favorite stuffed animal—Bunny—his clever mom brings out the “backup bunny”—Fluffy—to save the day. Fluffy is thrilled to have the chance to play with Max, but is soon rejected by the observant child who notices that his ears are too new and perky. Can Fluffy find a way into his favorite boy’s heart? The Backup Bunny will keep you laughing and inspire you to make room for another favorite story.

Sunday Story Time with Louie Chin (Illustrator of Don't Ask a Dinosaur)

Sunday Story Time with Louie Chin (Illustrator of Don't Ask a Dinosaur)

POWERHOUSE on 8th [Park Slope]

Written in a masterfully-executed rhyme, the book presents a cavalcade of lesser-known dinos and pairs their odd characteristics with little tasks that are hilariously impossible because of those features. “Don’t ask Deinocheirus to set the forks and spoons,” because his hands were enormous, “Therizinosaurus cannot blow up balloons,” because he had very long claws. In the end they find the one thing everyone can help do is to blow out the candles on the cake…but will it create yet another mess?

Sunday Story Time with Sophie Blackall (Author & Illustrator of Hello Lighthouse)

Sunday Story Time with Sophie Blackall (Author & Illustrator of Hello Lighthouse)

POWERHOUSE on 8th [Park Slope]

Acclaimed artist Sophie Blackall brought history to life with her artwork for #1 New York Times bestseller Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World’s Most Famous Bear by Lindsay Mattick, winner of the 2016 Caldecott Medal, the most prestigious honor a children’s book illustrator can receive. It now gives us great pleasure to share her most recent masterpiece, Hello Lighthouse, which transports us to a wondrous lighthouse by the sea.

Sunday Story Time with Sandy Shapiro-Hurt & Xindi Yan (Author & Illustrator of Sylvia Rose and the Cherry Tree)

Sunday Story Time with Sandy Shapiro-Hurt & Xindi Yan (Author & Illustrator of Sylvia Rose and the Cherry Tree)

POWERHOUSE on 8th [Park Slope]

Bold and adventurous Sylvia Rose loves visiting the animals and trees of the forest. Sylvia and her favorite cherry tree share almost everything, including dancing and stories, but they can’t travel the world together because the tree is rooted deep in the earth. Determined to overcome this obstacle, Sylvia Rose enlists her animal friends to uproot the glorious tree and they set off globetrotting together, taking in the wonders of the world from the Eiffel Tower to the Sydney Opera House, each sight more amazing than the last.

Back home in the forest, however, the animals begin to suffer without the food and shelter of their life-sustaining cherry tree. Can the tree give up her newfound freedom and return to her role in the forest ecosystem?