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Whirlikids Bookfest @ Whirlikids Bookfest
Feb 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join McIntyre’s Books for a special book festival featuring storytime, readings, book signings and more from elementary and middle reader authors!
10-11:30am Storytime, picture book and early elementary authors
11:30am-12:30pm Picture and early elementary author book signings in The Barn
1-3pm Middle grade author panels in The Barn
3-4pm Middle grade author book signings in The Barn
What else should you expect?
Face Painting
Lots of books and fun!
Kids of all real levels, ages 3 and up are invited to this event. While you’re in the Village, enjoy lunch at The Granary or The Goat, explore the gardens and meet the farm animals in our Belted Barnyard!
Don’t forget to share your excitement on social media using #Whirlikids!
Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

Alan Gratz, Refugee
 – Refugee is a New York Times Bestseller and was just named one of New York Times’ Best Books of the Year!
Sarah Mlynowski, Upside Down Magic: #4: Dragon Overnight, Whatever After Series
Emily Jenkins, A Greyhound A Groundhog
Stacy McAnulty, Earth! My First 4.54 Billion Years
Lauren Myracle, Dragon Overnight, Wishing Day, Flower Power and more
Ursula Vernon, Dragonbreath, Hamster Princess, and more
Karina Yan Glaser, The Vanderbeekers of 141st St.
 – The Vanderbeekers of 141st St. was just named a New York Times Notable Book of 2017!
Linda Ashman, Williams Winter Nap
Joan Holub, This Little Trailblazer
Camille Andros, Charlotte the Scientist Gets Squished
Tameka Fryer Brown, My Cold Plum Lemon Pie Bluesy Mood
Annette Simon, Robot Burp Head Smartypants!
Frances O’Roark Dowell, Sam the Man
Ali Standish, The Ethan I was Before
Her book just won the NC Young People’s Literature Award, and is nominated for the Carnegie Award in the UK!
Leah Henderson, One Shadow on the Wall
Eleanora Tate, Celeste’s Harlem Renaissance
John Claude Bemis, Out of Abaton
Angela Dominguez, Stella Diaz Has Something to Say
A special thank you to Scholastic Inc., Schwartz & Wade, HMH Books for Young Readers, Disney-Hyperion, Little Simon, Henry Holt and Co., Candlewick, Viking Books for Young Readers, Clarion Books and more for their support.