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School Visit with Emma Steinkellner

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Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 8:00am
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Private Off-Site Event

Author/illustrator Emma Steinkellner will be visiting schools with Once Upon A Time Bookstore. If you would like a book signed and personalized, please order at least 24 hours in advance.  

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About the Book: Sabrina the Teenage Witch meets Roller Girl in this hilarious, one-of-a-kind graphic novel about a half-witch who has just discovered the truth about herself, her family, and her town and is doing her best to survive middle school now that she knows everything!

Magic is harder than it looks. 

Thirteen-year-old Moth Hush loves all things witchy. But she's about to discover that witches aren't just the stuff of movies, books, and spooky stories. When some eighth-grade bullies try to ruin her Halloween, something really strange happens. It turns out that Founder's Bluff, Massachusetts, has a centuries-old history of witch drama. And, surprise: Moth's family is at the center of it all! When Moth's new powers show up, things get totally out-of-control. She meets a talking cat, falls into an enchanted diary, and unlocks a hidden witch world. Secrets surface from generations past as Moth unravels the complicated legacy at the heart of her town, her family, and herself. 

In this spellbinding graphic novel debut, Emma Steinkellner spins a story packed with humor and heart about the weird and wonderful adventures of a witch-in-progress.

Emma Steinkellner author photo

About the Author: Emma Steinkellner is an illustrator, writer, and cartoonist living in Los Angeles, California. She is a graduate of Stanford University and the illustrator of the Eisner-nominated comic QuinceThe Okay Witch is her debut graphic novel as an author.

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$12.99
ISBN: 9781534431454
Availability: Not in Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Aladdin - September 3rd, 2019

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