Special Storytime with Ishta Mercurio for Small World

Event date: 
Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 11:00am
Event address: 
Once Upon A Time Bookstore
2207 Honolulu Ave.
Montrose, CA 91020

Watch your world grow!

Small World book cover

We are having a special guest for our weekly storytime! Ishta Mercurio will be joining us to read from her debut book Small World. After her reading, she will be avaialble to sign 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. 

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About the Book: When Nanda is born, the whole of her world is the circle of her mother's arms. But as she grows, the world grows too. It expands outward--from her family, to her friends, to the city, to the countryside. And as it expands, so does Nanda's wonder in the underlying shapes and structures patterning it: cogs and wheels, fractals in snowflakes. Eventually, Nanda's studies lead her to become an astronaut and see the small, round shape of Earth far away. A geometric meditation on wonder, Small World is a modern classic that expresses our big and small place in the vast universe.

Ishta Mercurio author photo

About the Author: Ishta Mercurio is an author and actor. Raised in Cincinnati, she has traveled to England, Scotland, Italy, France, and all over the United States. She now lives in Brampton, Ontario, where she films and photographs plants and wildlife, from the tall to the small, in her backyard. Small World is her debut picture book

Small World Cover Image
By Ishta Mercurio, Jen Corace (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419734076
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harry N. Abrams - July 2nd, 2019

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