Authors from Pelican Publishing

What: We celebrate 4 Houston-based authors from Pelican Publishing. Jo and Josephine Harper, authors of WHISTLING WILLIE FROM AMARILLO, TEXAS, Roberta Baird, illustrator of RUNAWAY PUMPKIN PIE MAN, and Marci Izard, author of NOURISHING YOUR WHOLE SELF: A Cookbook with Feelings, will meet and greet customers.

When: Saturday, November 14, 11:00 am

Where: Blue Willow Bookshop, 14532 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77079

Admission: In order to go through the signing line and meet the authors for book personalization, please purchase one of their books from Blue Willow Bookshop.


A limited number of autographed copies of this book will be available for purchase after the event. If you cannot attend the event, and would like a personalized copy of the book, please call us before the event at (281) 497-8675.

If you can't attend the event or need a copy shipped to you, you may call the store or add the appropriate book to your cart on our website. Payment type must be "CreditCard." In the order notes, add personalization details.

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Event date: 
Saturday, November 14, 2015 - 11:00am
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Whistling Willie from Amarillo, Texas Cover Image
ISBN: 9781455620562
Availability: Backordered
Published: Pelican Publishing Company - October 26th, 2015

Young Willie has always wanted to be a Texas Ranger. But the Rangers are lean and tough and very serious, and Willie smiles and whistles all the time and has a belly that just about covers up his snakeskin belt. Willie doesn't even look tough in his Stetson and boots.

The Runaway Pumpkin Pie Man Cover Image
By Vicky Town, Roberta Baird (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781455620258
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Pelican Publishing Company - January 20th, 2015

It's Halloween Kids are getting ready for trick-or-treating, families are decorating their yards, and the old, roly-poly witch decides she is going to make a pie. But the big pumpkin she plans to use is just too big to move into the house. So she casts a spell on the enormous gourd, magically transporting it into the house, where it then makes itself into a delicious pie.

Nourishing Your Whole Self: A Cookbook with Feelings Cover Image
ISBN: 9781455620791
Availability: Special Order
Published: Pelican Publishing Company - October 26th, 2015

Food is a wonderful resource for the body and the mind--it nourishes bodily needs and nurtures emotional stability. Too often, however, people use food to replace or negate their feelings rather than to balance them.