Bookworm | Todd Parr and Beth Ferry

What:

Please join us for the Bookworm 2021 discussion between Todd Parr and Beth Ferry, moderated by Varsha Bajaj!

When:

Monday, February 1, 2021, 1:30pm CDT

Where:

This event will be a Zoom webinar, please click here to register.

We work hard to bring events to our community for free, because connecting readers with authors is central to our mission. But these programs are not free for us to put on! If you’re interested in attending this event, we hope you’ll consider purchasing a copy of these authors books from our bookshop -- if you do, we'll include a bookplate signed by the authors for you to place in your book! It's our way of saying "thanks." Your support is critical to keeping us here and offering events like this, and we hope to do that for many years to come!

The panels will be uploaded to YouTube and will remain there for 2 weeks.  PLEASE NOTE:  Individuals are not allowed to record panels for future viewing.

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About the Panel Authors:

Beth Ferry loves to wander, explore and mainly laze on the shore, but only in the summer. She is the author of several picture books, including Stick and Stone. She lives with her husband and three children by the beach in New Jersey.
Website: BethFerry.com 

Todd Parr has inspired and empowered children around the world with his bold images and positive messages. He is the bestselling author of more than forty books, including The Joyful BookThe Kindness BookLove the WorldThe Goodbye BookThe Family BookThe I Love You Book, and It's Okay to be Different. He lives in Berkeley, California. Website: ToddParr.com

About the Panel Moderator:

Varsha Bajaj also wrote This Is Our Baby, Born Today, a Bank Street Best Book. She grew up in Mumbai, India, and when she came to the United States to obtain her master's degree, her adjustment to the country was aided by her awareness of the culture through books. In addition to her previous picture books, she wrote the middle-grade novel Abby Spencer Goes to Bollywood, which was shortlisted for the Cybils Award and included on the Spirit of Texas Reading Program. She lives in Houston, Texas. Website: VarshaBajaj.com

Ordering:

Payment type must be "CreditCard." Priority shipping will be charged if you want the book shipped to you. If you'd prefer to use our curbside pickup program, we ask that you please collect your book(s) within one month of the event date. After that date, your book will be donated to a Houston-based literacy organization.

International shipping is $35.

Event date: 
Monday, February 1, 2021 - 1:30pm
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Marsha Is Magnetic Cover Image
By Beth Ferry, Lorena Alvarez (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780544735842
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - January 26th, 2021

It turns out that the best way to draw others to you is by being yourself in this sweet, STEAM-minded picture book from New York Times best-selling author Beth Ferry. 

 
Marsha is a scientist who has never met a problem she couldn't solve.


The Spring Book Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9780316427937
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 16th, 2021

New York Times bestselling author Todd Parr captures the beauty of Spring with his signature blend of kid-friendly art and text in this sweet book about the wonders of a season.

Birds are singing and everyone is sneezing because Spring is here!

The Spring Book captures a variety of moments that encompasses this season.


The Joyful Book Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316427890
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 6th, 2020

Perfect for the gift-giving season, beloved and New York Times bestselling author Todd Parr explores the many ways to be joyful when holidays and celebrations occur.


The Home Builders Cover Image
By Varsha Bajaj, Simona Mulazzani (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399166853
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - February 12th, 2019

This vibrantly illustrated picture book celebrates a variety of woodland creatures as they make their homes and prepare for their young.