Shelf Stuff with Jonathan Messinger, Philippe Cousteau, David Slavin, and Adam J.B. Lane
What: Jonathan Messinger, Philippe Cousteau, David Slavin, and Adam J.B. Lane will appear in conversation with Cathy Berner to discuss their new books and play games. This very lively event will appear on Shelf Stuff's YouTube page.
When: Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 4:00pm CDT
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 one of the authors' books from our bookshop -- if you do, we'll include a Shelf Stuff totebag, a Shelf Stuff sampler and 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!
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About the Authors:
Jonathan Messinger makes podcasts and books in Chicago, where he lives with his wife and two sons.
Philippe Cousteau, the world-renowned environmentalist and Emmy-nominated host of Xploration Awesome Planet, is the coathor of The Endangereds, the first book in a thrilling environmental adventure series.
David Slavin is the author of the popular illustrated middle-grade novels Odd Gods and Odd Gods: The Oddyssey. The third book in the series, Odd Gods: The Oddlympics, is coming in Fall 2020.
Adam J.B. Lane was born in London and grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He studied, in the loosest sense of that word, at Harvard University and the California Institute of the Arts. He has labored for the Walt Disney Company, seen his animation appear on MTV, and authored two previous picture books for children, Monsters Party All Night Long and Stop Thief! In his spare time he draws comics for The Boston Globe.
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