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November 2020

Britannica Virtual Quiz Show

November 1, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
Free

With host and encyclopedia editor, Christopher Lloyd A fantastic virtual event, perfect for schools, festivals, bookshops, and museums! Based on the Britannica All New Kids’ Encyclopedia Held over Zoom, there are 8 rounds of quizzes and a grand finale – with Book & Puppet Company gift-certificate prizes to win! When: Nov 1, 2020 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88076015397 Or iPhone one-tap : US: +13017158592,,88076015397#

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BOOKS CONNECT

November 1, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST
Free

Leah Komaiko, Andy Laties, and Melba Tolliver discuss the many ways books connect us. Books connect people in countless ways. For instance, when journalist Melba Tolliver met bookseller and author, Andy Laties,  she learned that he had sold the books of her friend, writer and brand guru Leah Komaiko. Join them and hear how these book lovers ended up on the same page.

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Rebecca Thornburgh: A Kid’s Guide to Illustrating Books

November 2, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am EST
Free

"When I was seven, I announced at the dinner table that when I grew up, I was going to be a bookmaker. Everybody laughed. But ever since I can remember, making books — creating stories and pictures — was what I wanted to do. So, now that I’m more or less a grownup, I’m more or less a bookmaker. I’ve been illustrating children’s books (and other stuff for children) full-time since 1996. My very first book, Celtic Designs, was published…

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Poetry is Stupid: Change My Mind

November 2, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST

Moderator Darrell Parry asks local poets to discuss Poetry, and defend the form.  Cleveland Wall is a poet, editor, and teaching artist from Bethlehem, PA. She is one half of the poetry-guitar duo The Starry Eyes and a founding member of the poetry improv group No River Twice. She is the author of many small, handmade chapbooks and recently the collection Let X=X from Kelsay Books. clevelandwall.com   Paul Corman-Roberts 2nd full-length collection of Bone Moon Palace will be released by…

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Todd Parr Helping Kids Cope: Bubble Wrap Fruit – The I Love You Book

November 3, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 8:30 am EST
Free

Join Book and Puppet's Andy Laties and Rebecca Migdal for a fun puppet show and interactive story hour featuring Todd Parr's  "I Love You Book."

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Daniel Chacon reading/discussion

November 6, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Free

Author Daniel Chacon reads from and discusses his latest works. Daniel Chacón is a Latino short story writer, novelist, essayist, editor, professor, and radio host. The Cholo Tree: This engrossing coming-of-age novel for teens follows a young Chicano artist who wants only to develop his craft and study in Paris, but who must deal with the daily struggles of family, community, and their expectations for him. Kafka in a Skirt: This is not your ordinary short story collection. In his…

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Floyd Cooper reads Max and the Tagalong Moon

November 11, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 pm EST
Free

Storytime with children's book illustrator Floyd Cooper. Floyd Cooper is the Coretta Scott King award-winning illustrator of nearly 100 books for children. Floyd started his career in illustration at Hallmark, after a successful career in the industrial side of art, he made the leap into picture books with Eloise Greenfield’s Grandpa’s Face. Since then Floyd has worked with bestselling authors including: Jane Yolen, Nikki Grimes, and Virginia Fleming. Floyd has illustrated and authored his own books, Jump! about the life…

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Sylva Kelegian: God Spelled Backwards

November 13, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Free

Sylva Kelegian has appeared Off-Broadway and guest-starred on television dramas such as CSI, NCIS: Los Angeles, Southland, Rizzoli & Isles, ER, Cold Case, Desperate Housewives, Big Love, Prison Break, Bones, Without a Trace, and many more. She has starred in independent films, co-starred in Stephen King’s movie of the week, Desperation, and appeared in movies such as Spiderman, Crash, Atlas Shrugged, and Return to Zero. Sylva co-wrote S.O.S. a one-hour drama for TV about the dog rescue world and is…

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Victoria Jamieson

November 14, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

Victoria Jamieson is an American author and illustrator of children's books, known for "Roller Girl," a graphic novel about roller derby

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Rebecca Price Janney Reading & Enactment

November 14, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
Free

DR. REBECCA PRICE JANNEY is the author of twenty-four books, including her beloved Easton Series. Her newest novels are Easton at the Pass and Sweet, Sweet Spirit: One Woman’s Spiritual Journey to the Asbury College Revival, 2020 Golden Scroll Award third place Historical Novel of the Year. Easton at the Crossroads captured the 2019 Golden Scroll Award for Historical Novel of the Year, and the first book in her Morning in America Series, Morning Glory, took second place. She began…

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