Book Signing and Story Time with Rachael MacFarlane and Spencer Laudiero

Event date: 
Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 11:00am
Event address: 
Once Upon A Time Bookstore
2207 Honolulu Ave.
Montrose, CA 91020

Be Who You Are!

Harrison Dwight Ballerina and Knight book cover

A Special Independent Bookstore Day Event!

Join us for an exciting event with husband and wife creative duo Rachael MacFarlane and Spencer Laudiero. We will have a story time 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. 

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About the Book: A charming, rhyming picture book with an empowering message that challenges stereotypes

I heard someone once say
That boys shouldn't cry. 
But boys feel things too, 
It's okay, and here's why!

Equal parts humor and heart, Harrison Dwight, Ballerina and Knight follows a young boy as he cycles through various feelings he experiences in every day life. Harrison feels happiness, sadness, pride, fear, joy, anger, and courage--all while playing and imagining without limitation! With Harrison Dwight, boys everywhere will feel empowered to play in whatever way they choose and learn that it's always okay to express what you're feeling inside!

About Rachael MacFarlane: Author Rachael MacFarlane has been giving a voice to animated characters since 1998 on shows such as Disney's Sofia the First and Tom & Jerry. She is widely known for her role as Hayley Smith on the popular animated sitcom American Dad. Also a recording artist, when she is not in the booth, Rachael spends her time with her two daughters and her husband, Spencer. They live in LA with a menagerie of rescued animals.

About Spencer Laudiero: Illustrator Spencer Laudiero graduated from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia and has been working in the animation industry since 2000. He is a TV animation director, working on Comedy Central's Brickleberry, Disney's Sheriff Callie, and Fox's Family Guy. When he is not drawing and directing, Spencer spends his time with his two daughters and his wife, Rachael.

Harrison Dwight, Ballerina and Knight Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250138583
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Imprint - April 23rd, 2019

Eleanor Wyatt, Princess and Pirate Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250138576
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Imprint - November 6th, 2018

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If you are getting the book signed at Once Upon A Time, please purchase it from Once Upon A Time. 

Our events are free, and we welcome anyone and everyone to enjoy our family friendly atmosphere. We are, however, a small independent bookstore, and we rely on event revenues to continue hosting them. So, if you're going to get a book signed, please purchase that book here. This way, we can keep the happy memories coming at America's Oldest Children's Bookstrore. 

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Finch's creation story of legendary gentleman detective Charles Lenox is the perfect book for Agatha Christie, Donna Leon and Louise Penny fans as the atmosphere is thick as clotted cream and with indelible characters that will become more comfortable as comfy slippers! Standout sequel to be read either before or after Finch's other Lennox books. Not to be mistaken for a cozy, but still one to enjoy with a good Earl Grey and scones. - Maureen