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Find Waldo in Rutland!

Find Waldo in Rutland!

Where’s Waldo?

In Rutland, of course.

The famous children’s book character in the striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is visiting over two dozen local businesses throughout our community this July.

Those who spot him can win prizes – and get entered into our grand prize drawing!

Find Waldo is a fun summer vacation activity, and a wonderful way for residents to get to know some great local businesses.

 

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Story Time Featuring Why Did the Farmer Cross the Road?

Story Time Featuring Why Did the Farmer Cross the Road?

Join us at Phoenix Books Rutland for a story time with Brooke Herter James, author of Why Did the Farmer Cross the Road, and learn how this story came to be.

Young readers will laugh out loud at the antics of the farmer’s chickens, goats, pigs, and one anxious cow in this quirky take on the traditional knock-knock joke.

Brooke Herter James lives in a very old house in Vermont with her husband and two donkeys, Sarah Ruth and Esther. This is her first picture book.

 

 

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Bill Schubart Book Talk on New Novel: Lila and Theron

Bill Schubart Book Talk on New Novel: Lila and Theron

Join Bill Schubart at Phoenix Books Rutland for a talk on his new novel, Lila and Theron.

Award winning author and VPR commentator Bill Schubart first introduced us to the characters Lila and Theron in his 2008 short story collection, The Lamoille Stories.

Now he finishes their stories.

Bill grew up in a small town in Lamoille County in Northern Vermont.

Event attendees will receive a gift with purchase of a copy of Lila and Theron at the event. (Some exceptions apply.)

 

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Laurie Forest – The Black Witch

Laurie Forest – The Black Witch

Join Laurie Forest for a talk on her new young adult novel, The Black Witch.

“Exquisite character work, an elaborate mythology, and a spectacularly rendered universe make this a noteworthy debut, which argues passionately against fascism and xenophobia,” says Publishers Weekly.

Laurie Forest lives deep in the backwoods of Vermont, where she sits in front of a wood stove dreaming up tales full of dryads, dragons and wands.

The Black Witch is her first novel.

 

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Mary Holland – Naturally Curious Day by Day (Children’s Book Week)

Mary Holland – Naturally Curious Day by Day (Children’s Book Week)

Join Mary Holland for a story time to celebrate Children’s Book Week!

Mary Holland will talk about how she became a naturalist/writer/photographer and will share some large photos and/or animal artifacts.

Mary is the author of Otis the Owl, Naturally Curious Day by Day, and the National Outdoor Book Award winner Naturally Curious.

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Amy Huntington – Fresh-Picked Poetry at Phoenix Books Rutland

Amy Huntington – Fresh-Picked Poetry at Phoenix Books Rutland

Celebrate National Poetry Month, Independent Bookstore Day, and the start of farmers market season at a story time with Amy Huntington, illustrator of the new book Fresh-Picked Poetry: A Day at the Farmers’ Market.

Amy Huntington is also the illustrator of Grandma Drove the Garbage Truck, Grandma Drove the Snowplow, and Grandma Drove the Lobsterboat (Down East Books) among others.

She lives in Williston, Vermont.

 

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Sleep Tight Farm Storytime with Eugenie Doyle

Sleep Tight Farm Storytime with Eugenie Doyle

Join Eugenie Doyle to celebrate the turn of the seasons with her new picture book, Sleep Tight Farm at Phoenix Books Rutland.

The 2017 American Farm Bureau Book of the Year, this story follows the year through spring’s new growth, summer’s heat, and fall’s bounty to winter’s well-earned rest.

We’ll have a storytime and a Q&A on “What do farmers do in the winter?,” plus Eugenie will bring along a couple of “show and tell” items from The Last Resort Farm, her and her family’s organic berry, vegetable, and hay farm.

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Cider Monday

Cider Monday

We’d like to invite you to join us in person at Phoenix Books to enjoy a free cup of delicious, hot apple cider! (While supplies last.)

Cider Monday is a new tradition being started by lots of small businesses in New England, and it’s our way of thanking you for choosing to shop indie and support a strong local economy this holiday season.

For more information call 802.855.8078.

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