Book Launch for A Way with Wild Things by Larissa Theule
Grow a story with heart!
Explore the wild with Larissa Theule for her book launch of A Way with Wild Things! This blooming event will have a storytime, small flower craft, followed by a book signing.
If you can't make it to the event but would like a copy signed and personalized, please feel free to contact us before the event or order online below.
About the book: Poppy loves nature, and can be found carrying on conversations with ladybugs or singing with cicadas, but good luck spotting her indoors and around people! She's a master of camouflage, always finding a way to blend into her surroundings. Some might call her a wallflower.
At a party, Poppy stays out of sight. But when a very special bug lands on the cake, Poppy can't resist popping out to see it. Soon, the rest of the guests notice the beautiful dragonfly, and Poppy, too. Maybe she's not a wallflower after all, but a wildflower.
This poetic and evocative story celebrates the shy and introverted kids among us, as well as the other small creatures to be found if we look closely enough.
About the author: Larissa Theule holds an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts and lives in Pasadena, California, with her family and dog. Like Poppy, she is often shy of people and loves to be surrounded by nature. She is also the author of How Do You Do?, illustrated by Gianna Marino, and Born to Ride: A Story of Bicycle Face, illustrated by Kelsey Garrity-Riley.
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