Meet Pickles the Pig!

Event date: 
Sunday, November 18, 2018 - 2:00pm
Event address: 
Once Upon A Time Bookstore
2207 Honolulu Ave.
Montrose, CA 91020

A Meet & Greet with Heart! heart

Maddie Johnson and Pickles the Pig

Meet Pickles the pig and star of the book How Tickles Saved Pickles plus help us donate to victims of the California wildfires. 

Author and mother of Pickles, Maddie Johnson, will be giving a talk/Q&A with Pickles and then will sign books. We will also be collecting donations for the California wildfire victims so feel free to bring clothes, toiletries, pet supplies, etc. So come out to see this adorable pig and hear the true story behind the book and help support the victims of the wildfire! Once Upon A Time has also agreed to donate 20% of the proceeds from book sales. 

If you can't make it to the event but would like a copy signed, please feel free to contact us before the event or order online below. 

Order How Tickles Saved Pickles!

How Tickles Saved Pickles: A True Story Cover Image
By Maddie Johnson, Maddie Johnson (Photographs by)
ISBN: 9781534436626
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - October 16th, 2018

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