What: Kevin Henkes will discuss and sign his new picture book, WAITING.
When: Monday, September 28, 5:00 pm
Where: Blue Willow Bookshop, 14532 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77079
Admission: In order to go through the signing line and meet Kevin Henkes for book personalization, please purchase WAITING 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.
About the Author:
Kevin Henkes is the author of JUNONIA, SUN & SPOON, BIRD LAKE MOON,, and the Newbery Honor Books THE YEAR OF BILLY MILLER and OLIVE’S OCEAN. He also writes and illustrates picture books, and among his many titles are the national bestsellers LITTLE WHITE RABBIT, MY GARDEN, OLD BEAR, A GOD DAY, and KITTEN’S FIRST FULL MOON, for which he was awarded the Caldecott Medal. Mr. Henkes is also the creator of a series of books starring mouse characters, including the Penny books for beginning readers, LILLY’S PURPLE PLASTIC PURSE, CHRYSANTHEMUM, and OWEN, for which he was awarded a Caldecott Honor.
Kevin Henkes lives with his family in Madison, Wisconsin.
What are you waiting for? An owl, a puppy, a bear, a rabbit, and a pig all toys arranged on a child's windowsill wait for marvelous things to happen in this irresistible picture book by Kevin Henkes.
Five friends sit happily on a windowsill, waiting for something amazing to happen. The owl is waiting for the moon. The pig is waiting for the rain. The bear is waiting for the wind. The puppy is waiting for the snow. And the rabbit is just looking out the window because he likes to wait! What will happen? Will patience win in the end? Or someday will the friends stop waiting and do something unexpected?
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.
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Caldecott Honor and Geisel Honor Book
What are you waiting for? An owl, a puppy, a bear, a rabbit, and a pig—all toys arranged on a child’s windowsill—wait for marvelous things to happen in this irresistible picture book by the New York Times–bestselling and Caldecott Medalist Kevin Henkes.