Inprint invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon with bestselling children’s author Chris Grabenstein. Grabenstein will share his latest young adult novel The Island of Dr. Libris, perfect for ages 8 -12 years. Booklist says the novel plays “homage to classic works of literature,” and is “effortlessly readable and a whole lot of fun.” After his presentation, he will take questions from the audience, followed by a book sale and signing*, giving fans a chance to visit with him. Books will be available for sale at the event through Blue Willow Bookshop.
Chris Grabenstein is most well-known for his New York Times bestseller Escape From Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, which Booklist in a starred review describes as “an ode to libraries and literature that is a worthy successor to the original madman puzzle-master himself, Willy Wonka.” Kirkus Reviews says, “Full of puzzles to think about, puns to groan at and references to children’s book titles, this solid, tightly plotted read is a winner for readers and game-players alike.” A 2014 Association for Library Services to Children Notable Book, the novel was recently optioned by Nickelodeon to become a movie.
Grabenstein is also co-author with James Patterson of the #1 bestsellers I Funny, I Even Funnier, and Treasure Hunters. He has written over twenty other books, is a playwright, screenwriter, former advertising executive, and improvisational comedian. Winner of two Anthony and four Agatha Awards, Grabenstein wrote for Jim Henson’s Muppets and co-wrote the TV movie The Christmas Gift.
For more information on Chris Grabenstein, click here to visit his website.
*Please note that the book signing will be conducted on a first-come, first-served basis. Upon entering the theater, people wishing to have books signed will be given a number, and the book signing will take place in numerical order after the on-stage presentation.
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