Thunder Pug Book Launch and Storytime
Friendship to the rescue!
Once Upon A Time is excited to host long-time friend and illustrator Keika Yamaguchi as she launches Thunder Pug, sequel to staff favorite, Puddle Pug! Keika will read her book and answer questions about her art.
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.
About the Book: Welcome back the perfect pug-and-pig pair: Percy and Petunia. The two besties are inseparable--until Petunia wins a blue ribbon at the fair. Suddenly she's too busy to play anymore. So when lonely Percy finds a faded comic book, he takes on a new persona: THUNDER PUG! But what's a superhero without a sidekick? Will a little "Pink Lightning" (aka Petunia) come to his rescue?
About the Illustrator: Keika Yamaguchi has illustrated several children's books including Puddle Pug by Kim Norman and Teeny Tiny Toady by Jill Esbaum. She works as an artist at DreamWorksTV, and has previously worked for Walt Disney Imagineering and Disney Publishing Worldwide. She resides in Los Angeles with her husband and three furry children. Visit keikashouse.com to see more of her work. Follow her @KeikaYamaguchi.
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