Eliza Wheeler returns with Home in the Woods Book Signing

Event date: 
Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 2:00pm
Event address: 
Once Upon A Time Bookstore
2207 Honolulu Ave.
Montrose, CA 91020

A story of how to make a house a home. 

Home in the Woods book cover

We are excited to welcome back Eliza Wheeler as she introduces us to her newest book, Home in the Woods. Her beautiful artwork introduces us to a family that is working hard to make a home during the Great Depression and we are hoping Home in the Woods will be the book to make Eliza a Caldecott winner! Eliza will read from her book, share a little bit of art, and then sign books. 

heart This special story has inspired us to host a donation drive of non-perishable foods to our local food bank.  Please consider bringing items to donate or consider donating directly. heart

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: This stunningly beautiful picture book from New York Times bestselling author-illustrator Eliza Wheeler is based on her grandmother's childhood and pays homage to a family's fortitude as they discover the meaning of home.
Eliza Wheeler's gorgeously illustrated book tells the story of what happens when six-year-old Marvel, her seven siblings, and their mom must start all over again after their father has died. Deep in the woods of Wisconsin they find a tar-paper shack. It doesn't seem like much of a home, but they soon start seeing what it could be. During their first year it's a struggle to maintain the shack and make sure they have enough to eat. But each season also brings its own delights and blessings--and the children always find a way to have fun. Most importantly, the family finds immense joy in being together, surrounded by nature. And slowly, their little shack starts feeling like a true home--warm, bright, and filled up with love.

Eliza Wheeler author photo

About the Author: Eliza Wheeler is the bestselling illustrator-author of Miss Maple's Seeds and has illustrated numerous books for children, including Newbery Honor winner Doll Bones (Holly Black), Wherever You Go, and When You Are Brave (Pat Zietlow Miller), and John Ronald's Dragons: Story of J.R.R. Tolkien (Catherine McAlister). She received the prestigious Sendak Fellowship award in 2017. Her new book, Home In The Woods, is based on her grandmother’s childhood, living in a tar-paper shack in northern Wisconsin. Eliza and her husband Adam live in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Home in The Woods Cover Image
By Eliza Wheeler (Illustrator), Eliza Wheeler
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399162909
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - October 1st, 2019

Wherever You Go Cover Image
By Pat Zietlow Miller, Eliza Wheeler (By (artist))
$17.00
ISBN: 9780316400022
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 21st, 2015

Wherever You Go Cover Image
By Pat Zietlow Miller, Eliza Wheeler (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316487948
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: LB Kids - February 12th, 2019

When You Are Brave Cover Image
By Pat Zietlow Miller, Eliza Wheeler (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316392525
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 5th, 2019

Miss Maple's Seeds Cover Image
By Eliza Wheeler, Eliza Wheeler (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399257926
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - April 4th, 2013

Miss Maple's Seeds Cover Image
By Eliza Wheeler, Eliza Wheeler (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780425288894
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Puffin Books - April 18th, 2017

John Ronald's Dragons: The Story of J. R. R. Tolkien Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781626720923
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Roaring Brook Press - March 21st, 2017

Tell Me a Tattoo Story Cover Image
By Alison McGhee, Eliza Wheeler (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781452119373
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Chronicle Books - April 12th, 2016

This Is Our Baby, Born Today Cover Image
By Varsha Bajaj, Eliza Wheeler (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780399166846
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - August 2nd, 2016

This Is Our Baby, Born Today Cover Image
By Varsha Bajaj, Eliza Wheeler (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781984814135
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - September 10th, 2019

The Grudge Keeper Cover Image
By Mara Rockliff, Eliza Wheeler (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781561457298
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Peachtree Publishing Company - April 1st, 2014

Doll Bones Cover Image
By Holly Black, Eliza Wheeler (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781416963998
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - April 14th, 2015

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