Monday, November 30, 2015

The Giving Season

Southeast Michigan children's-book fans have a large line-up of authors and illustrators to meet this Saturday, December 5, from 1-4 p.m. at the Orion Township Public Library, Lake Orion, MI 48362. This book fair features the picture-book debut of the library's own Kris Remenar, Groundhog's Dilemma. It's illustrated by Kris's husband, Matt Faulkner. Here's the line-up: Baaab and I hope to see you there.

Saturday, November 28, 2015

Hanging out at the bookstore

Baaab is tickled to find some of his favorites at Literati Bookstore. Today is the day to give a boost to the businesses in your community--and take advantage of the customer service that independent bookstores can give.

Monday, November 23, 2015

Small Business Saturday

Baaab doesn't think much of Black Friday, or shopping on Thanksgiving, but he likes the idea of visiting a friendly bookstore on Small Business Saturday, November 28. He's going to help out at Literati in Ann Arbor. I'm reading a couple of stories at 11 a.m. Please come if you're in the neighborhood, and if you're not, here's a handy way to find your closest independent bookstore:

Friday, November 20, 2015

Autumn Travels with Baaab the Sheep

The Bacon Free Library in Natick, MA
Baaab visits the Bacon Free Library for story time and meets Children's Librarian Fran Daneault and Director Meena Jain.
The Merritt Bookstore in Millbrook, NY, geared up for the New York State Sheep & Wool Festival. We stopped by in the middle of preparations.
Merritt Bookstore staff at the New York State Sheep & Wool Festival stayed busy!
Susanna Hill & Iza Trapani read their sheep books at the festival.
Baaab had heard so much about the festival! At last, he got to greet sheep enthusiasts from all over.