DATE OF SCHOOL VISIT
Thursday, September 26 (MORNING SLOT ONLY!)
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Anna James is a writer and journalist. She was a school librarian before joining The Bookseller as their Book News Editor. She now writes for a variety of newspapers and magazines, and chairs events at bookshops and literary festivals across the UK. She lives in north London, in a flat full of books.
ABOUT THE BOOK: Pages & Co.: The Bookwanderers
"An affectionate ode to books and book lovers." --Publishers Weekly
An enchanting story about the magic of books and the power of imagination from debut author Anna James. Perfect for fans of Inkheart, The Land of Stories, and Story Thieves. Soon to be a major television series! Since her mother's disappearance, eleven-year-old Tilly Pages has found comfort in the stories at Pages & Co., her grandparents' bookshop. But when her favorite characters, Anne of Green Gables and Alice from Wonderland, start showing up at the shop,Tilly's adventures become very real. Not only can she follow Anne and Alice into their books, she discovers she can bookwander into any story she chooses. Tilly's new ability leads her to fun and exciting adventures, but danger may be lurking on the very next page... When new secrets are uncovered, it's up to Tilly to solve the mystery of what happened to her mother all those years ago. From debut author Anna James comes a charming and exciting adventure about a bookish young heroine, a mysterious librarian, and a magical bookshop that will delight book lovers everywhere.
Praise for Pages & Co.: The Bookwanderers:
-- "A loving testament to the powerful magic of books and imagination." --Kirkus Reviews
-- "Delightful! A Joy of a book."--Kiran Millwood Hargrave, author of The Girl of Ink & Stars
-- "A lovely and enchanting read, whether you're 9 years old or 49 years old." --The Belfast Telegraph
LENGTH & TOPIC OF PRESENTATION
SCHOOL TYPE & GRADES
DESIRED # OF STUDENTS
TBD And a bottle of water.
Tattered Cover will design an order form that the school should distribute in advance of the author visit, and again on the day of the event to all student attendees.
ONLINE ORDERING LINK
Link to share with students and their families to order Anna's book: TBD. Please make sure anyone ordering online includes the name of your school in the Notes section of the order and if they'd like to pick up the book from you at the school. Please DO NOT give a book to someone who says they ordered online unless they have the printed confirmation. PLEASE KEEP THIS! You'll need to include these confirmations when returning the leftover books so you won't be charged for them! If they do ask you for a book without a confirmation, just email us the name of the student and parent's name and we can check. DEADLINE: Online orders with SCHOOL PICK UP will only be available for one week after the school visit. Orders placed after that time will need to be picked up at one of our locations, or shipped.