JC: Children's Lit with Jorge Aguirre, Michelle Knudsen, and Aaron Starmer

05/14/2014 - 7:30pm

This event will take place at our Jersey City location.In honor of Children’s Book Week, WORD welcomes authors Jorge Aguirre (Giants Beware!), Michelle Knudsen (The Dragon of Trelian), and Aaron Starmer (The Riverman) for a panel discussion about writing for children, kid lit favorites, fantasy, and more.Facebook RSVP encouraged, but not required. 

Giants Beware! (The Chronicles of Claudette) Cover Image
By Rafael Rosado (Illustrator), Jorge Aguirre
ISBN: 9781596435827
Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: First Second - April 10th, 2012

Make way for Claudette the giant slayer in this delightful, fantastical adventure!

Claudette's fondest wish is to slay a giant. But her village is so safe and quiet! What's a future giant slayer to do?

The Dragon of Trelian Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780763649937
Availability: Unavailable
Published: Candlewick - January 11th, 2011

A feisty princess befriends a mage’s apprentice — and finds she’s uncannily linked to a dragon — in a suspenseful fantasy charged with warmth and wit.

The Riverman (The Riverman Trilogy #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780374363093
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - March 18th, 2014

Alistair Cleary is the kid who everyone trusts. Fiona Loomis is not the typical girl next door. Alistair hasn't really thought of her since they were little kids until she shows up at his doorstep with a proposition: she wants him to write her biography. What begins as an odd vanity project gradually turns into a frightening glimpse into the mind of a potentially troubled girl.