Dads, Dinosaurs, and Dan Santat!
Get ready for Father's Day with Dan Santat!
Storytime and book signing!
We are delighted to be hosting uber-talented, funnyman Dan Santat as he shares his art with us for Dad and the Dinosaur, and others. A fun fact: Once Upon a Time won the prestigious Women's National Book Association Pannell Award in 2015 and received an original piece of art by Mr. Santat himself!!!
Dan Santat is the 2015 Caldecott winning creator of THE ADVENTURES OF BEEKLE, author/illustrator of Sidekicks and the winner of the Silver Medal from the Society of Illustrators for Oh No! (Or How My Science Project Destroyed the World) by Mac Barnett. He has also illustrated over 2 dozen other picture books with his trademark bold, angular style. Besides illustration, he's the creator of the Disney animated hit, The Replacements. Dan lives in Southern California with his wife, two kids, and various pets.
Luscious, vibrant, and utterly captivating, Roshani Chokshi's A Crown of Wishes is an incredible follow up to The Star-Touched Queen. Gauri, known by her people as the Jewel of Bharata, longs to redeem herself and save her kingdom from the tyranny of her brother. Vikram, the sly prince of a rival kingdom, finds himself unwilling to accept his life as a puppet ruler. Faced with the chance to fulfill both their destinies, the unlikely pair must travel to the Otherworld where they will compete together in the Tournament of Wishes. For Gauri and Vikram, every turn presents a new and poisonous danger. A must-read for any lover of stories, A Crown of Wishes is a spellbinding and ferocious fairy tale brimming with color and magic. - Eliza