This Saturday, April 30th is Independent Bookstore Day. Independent bookstores across the country are celebrating in various ways, such as selling special merchandise and hosting author talks.
For April 30th only, participating independent bookstores will be selling Draw Me!, a book aimed at teaching children how to draw a variety of favorite characters. Constance Lombardo, author/illustrator of the Mr. Puffball: Stunt Cat to the Stars series, is one of the featured authors in Draw Me! To find out more about Draw Me! and other special merchandise, check out Independent Bookstore Day’s website.
The Bank Street Book Store in New York is celebrating the day by having authors and illustrators drop by to discuss their books and do signings. Liz Zunon, award winning illustrator of picture book such as Don’t Call Me Grandma and Poems in the Attic, will be at Bank Street from 12:30 to 1 pm. If you’re in the area, drop by to say hi! You can find out more here.
Happy Independent Bookstore Day!