IN PERSON Robin Preiss Glasser and Jacqueline Preiss Weitzman | Gloria's Promise
We are very excited to welcome Robin Preiss Glasser and Jacqueline Preiss Weitzman to the shop to celebrate their new book, Gloria's Promise.
We encourage all event attendees to mask if the event is crowded and we have surgical masks on hand if you find yourself without one.
NOTE: Books will be available for pick up at the event. Although reservations are not required, we appreciate them! You can RSVP here.
Wednesday, March 29, 2023 at 5:00 PM Central Time
Blue Willow Bookshop, 14532 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77079
In order to go through the signing line and meet Robin Preiss Glaser and Jacqueline Press Weitzman for book personalization, please purchase Gloria's Promise from Blue Willow Bookshop. At the time of your purchase, we will issue a signing line ticket that indicates your place in line. Your book and signing line ticket can be picked up at the event.
If you cannot attend the event or you live out of town and would like a copy of the book, please indicate any personalization requests in the comments section when you check out.
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About the Creators:
Robin Preiss Glasser is the national bestselling illustrator of many books for children, including the Fancy Nancy series, written by Jane O’Connor; Lambslide and Escape Goat, written by Ann Patchett; and Grande Jete and Me by ballerina Allegra Kent. Robin is an alumna of the American Ballet Theatre School scholarship program under Patricia Wilde, and danced professionally with the Pennsylvania Ballet. She lives in California with her husband.
Jacqueline Preiss Weitzman is the author of several books for children, including the award-winning You Can't Take a Balloon into the Metropolitan Museum and its sequels, created in close collaboration with her sister Robin Preiss Glasser. Her most recent books are Superhero Joe and Superhero Joe and the Creature Next Door, illustrated by Ron Barrett. Jacqueline lives in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, with her husband, writer Larry Weitzman.
AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE is considered one of the greatest dance companies in the world. Located in New York City, it was founded in 1939 with a mission to create, present, preserve, and extend the great repertoire of classical dancing. In 2006, ABT became America's National Ballet Company®. Find out more at ABT.org and follow them on Instagram at @abtofficial and on Twitter at @ABTBallet.
Payment type must be "CreditCard." 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 can run from $25-50US in addition to the cost of the book and can take up to 3 months to reach its destination. Additionally, we can only ship to certain regions and countries. If you'd like to pursue international shipping, please email email@example.com.
From the New York Times bestselling illustrator and former ballet soloist Robin Preiss Glasser comes a story about a young ballet dancer whose boundless determination makes her dream of dancing with the American Ballet Theatre come true.