Autumn 2010News Roundup

Fall Events to Fill Up Your Calendar

Compiled by Michelle Sussman

***EVENTS (roughly by date)***

ANDERSON’S BOOKSHOP
Information is subject to change; some events require tickets. For more information on these and other upcoming events, visit http://www.andersonsbookshop.com/events.php, or call (630) 355-2665 for AB Naperville or (630) 963-2665 for AB Downers Grove.

September 2: Cassandra Clare, author of Clockwork Angel, 7:00 p.m., AB Naperville
September 14: Adam Epstein and

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News RoundupSpring 2010

Spring’s News-a-Palooza

Compiled by Michelle Sussman

***EVENTS***

ANDERSON’S BOOKSHOP
Information subject to change; some events require (free) tickets. For more information on these and other upcoming events, visit http://www.andersonsbookshop.com/events.php, or call (630) 355-2665 for AB Naperville or (630) 963-2665 for AB Downers Grove.

May 1: Elizabeth Eulberg, author of The Lonely Hearts Club; 2:00 p.m., AB Naperville.
May 5: Candace Bushnell, author of

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News RoundupWinter 2010

New Year, New Opportunities

Compiled by Michelle Sussman

***EVENTS***

ANDERSON’S BOOKSHOP

Author and Illustrator Appearances:
Can’t-miss 2010 events at Anderson’s Bookshop (AB):
Feb 13: Gary Paulsen, author of Woods Runner; 2:00 p.m., AB Naperville.
Feb 25: Mo Willems, author of Cat the Cat, Who Is That? and Let’s Say Hi to Friends Who Fly!; 7:00 p.m., off-site location TBA.
Note: Information subject to change; some events require

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Autumn 2009News Roundup

October Is National Book Month!

By Tabitha Olson

***EVENTS***

ANDERSON’S BOOKSHOP
Several amazing children’s authors are visiting Anderson’s Bookshop (AB) in the weeks to come…
Sept 1: Richelle Mead, author of Blood Promise (Vampire Academy series); 7:00 p.m., AB in Naperville.
Sept 14: Sean Covey, author of Just the Way I Am and When I Grow Up (7 Habits of Happy Kids series); 7:00 p.m., Naperville Central High School.
Sept 14: Arthur Yorinks and Richard Egielski, author and illustrator of Homework; 7:00 p.m., AB in Naperville.
Sept 16: E. Lockhart, author of The Treasure Map of Boys (companion book to The Boyfriend List and The Boy Book); 7:00 p.m., AB in Naperville.
Sept 17: Dave Keane and Denise Brunkus, author and illustrator of Sloppy Joe; 7:00 p.m., AB in Naperville.
Sept 24: Jon Scieszka & David Shannon, author and illustrator of Truckery Rhymes and Robot Zot!
Sept 28: Rick Yancy, author of The Monstrumologist.
Sept 30: Holly Black and Tony DiTerlizzi , author and illustrator of The Spiderwick Chronicles.
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News RoundupSpring 2009

Have a Book-Filled Summer 2009

Compiled by Tabitha Olson

***EVENTS***

ANDERSON’S BOOKSHOP
There are several amazing children’s authors visiting Anderson’s Bookshop in the weeks to come. All will appear at the Naperville location except for Megan McDonald. As these dates get closer, check http://www.andersonsbookshop.com/events.php for further details or possible changes in schedule. Continue reading Have a Book-Filled Summer 2009

News RoundupWinter 2009

Signings, Breakfast, Awards and Grants

Compiled by Tabitha Olson 

Anderson’s Bookshop

Ann Brashares
When
: 6 p.m. Jan. 21
Where: Tivoli Theater, 5021 Highland Ave. Downers Grove
Cost: $5
Celebrate the publication of 3 Willows: The Sisterhood Grows along with Ms. Brashares at a book signing, film screening, author chat and reading. Continue reading Signings, Breakfast, Awards and Grants

News Roundup

October Is National Book Month

Compiled by Tabitha Olson

Anderson’s Bookshop

Polly Horvath
When: 7 p.m. Sept. 15
Where: Anderson’s Bookshop, Naperville
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News RoundupSummer 2008

Celebrate Books at Printers Row Fair

Compiled by Tabitha Olson

Printers Row Book Fair
When: June 7th and 8th, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Dearborn & Polk, Chicago
The Printers Row Book Fair is the Midwest’s largest literary event! It was founded in 1985 by the Near South Planning Board. By 2002, it had grown to five city blocks. There are author readings and signings, panel discussions, booksellers and children’s activities. Visit

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News RoundupSpring 2008

Readers, Start Your Engines!

Compiled by Tabitha Olson

Read Across America
The National Education Association is promoting Read Across America Day on March 3rd.  If you wish to participate, you can fill out a form, and they will post your plans on their website, which you may visit for more information. Continue reading Readers, Start Your Engines!

News RoundupWinter 2008

Big Names Sweep Into Chicagoland

Compiled by Tabitha Olson

Anderson’s Bookshop: Children’s Author Visits
Jan. 7
: Libba Bray, 7 p.m. in Naperville. The author of New York Times bestseller A Great and Terrible Beauty celebrates her new book The Sweet Far Thing.
Jan. 30: Barbara Park, 7 p.m. in Naperville. The author of the popular Junie B. Jones series visits with her new book, Ma, There’s Nothing to Do Here!
Jan. 31: Jon Scieszka, 7 p.m. in Naperville. Scieszka’s Trucktown, a new preschool/ kindergarten series, will get youngsters revved up for fun.
Feb. 4: Naperville READS 2008, 7 p.m. at Naperville North High School, featuring Brian Selznick, author of The Invention of Hugo Cabret.
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