Book Signing with Denis Markell and Melissa Iwai
Talk with creative duo!
Join us in a special book signing and discussion with husband and wife team Denis Markell and Melissa Iwai! Melissa and Denis will host a presentation about being a household of children’s book creators, along with a reading/signing for their latest books.
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 Thirty Minutes Over Oregon: In this important and moving true story of reconciliation after war, beautifully illustrated in watercolor, a Japanese pilot bombs the continental U.S. during World War II and comes back 20 years later to apologize.
About The Game Masters of Garden Place: When five sixth-graders accidentally summon warriors from their favorite role-playing game to Brooklyn, they are taken on a wild adventure that tests their wits and their friendships in the new novel from the acclaimed author of Click Here to Start.
About Melissa Iwai: Melissa Iwai has illustrated many books for young children, as well as the nonfiction picture book Thirty Minutes Over Oregon. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her family. Visit her online at melissaiwai.com, on Twitter @meliwai, and on Instagram @melissaiwai1.
About Denis Markell: Denis Markell's first novel for kids was Click Here To Start. His second book is based on his tween son's Dungeons & Dragons game (well, except the part where the characters come to life). . . . He lives in a small apartment in Brooklyn with his wife, illustrator Melissa Iwai, and his son. You can find him on Twitter at @DenisMarkell, and yes, he'd be happy to do a Skype author visit for your kid's class.
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