Story Time with Katherine Hannigan!

Date: 
Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 10:30am
Location: 
Dragonfly Books
Cost: 
Free!

Dragonfly Books is thrilled to celebrate Children’s Book Week with local children’s author and illustrator Katherine Hannigan. Hannigan will lead two free events at Dragonfly Books, including Illustration for Kids at 10:00 AM and a story time at 10:35 AM on Saturday, May 5.

Katherine Hannigan is one of forty featured authors or illustrators appearing across the country during the 99th anniversary Children’s Book Week, which runs from April 30 to May 6.

On May 5th, Children ages 5+ are invited to join Dragonfly Books for a morning of illustration and instruction at 10:00 AM. Hannigan will lead kids through simple methods of drawing to create fun illustrations of their own. This event is free and no registration is required.

At 10:35 AM, children of all ages and families are invited for a special story time with Katherine Hannigan. Hannigan will pull children into imaginative worlds with her entertaining stories and vibrant illustrations.

Katherine Hannigan is the author and illustrator of the picture books Dirt + Water = Mud (Greenwillow Books 2016) and Gwendolyn Grace (Greenwillow Books 2015). She is also the author of the middle grade books Ida B (Greenwillow Books 2004), True (...sort of) (Greenwillow Books 2011), and Emmaline and the Bunny (HarperCollins 2009).

Children’s Book Week is the longest-running national celebration of books for young readers, with 800 schools, libraries, and bookstores hosting events in all 50 states. Children’s Book Week is a cornerstone program of Every Child a Reader, a 501(c)(3) literacy charity dedicated to inspiring a lifelong love of reading in children and teens across America.

If you find that you can't make it to the event but would still like to purchase one of Hannigan’s books, just give Dragonfly Books a call at 563-382-4275. One of their staff will be glad to reserve a book and have it autographed for you.


Emmaline and the Bunny Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780061626548
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins Publishers - February 24th, 2009

Emmaline lives in a very tidy town, but Emmaline is not tidy. Emmaline likes to hop, hop, hop and holler, "Hoopalala " And, more than anything, Emmaline wants a bunny.

Orson Oliphant is mayor of the town. He is very tidy. Orson Oliphant does not like hopping and hollering. And, more than anything, Orson Oliphant does not like animals. He has banished them all, including bunnies.


Dirt + Water = Mud Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062345172
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Greenwillow Books - July 12th, 2016

This exuberant picture book by Katherine Hannigan, the acclaimed and bestselling author of Ida B, is about math concepts, friendship, and imaginative play, and is told entirely in equations


Gwendolyn Grace Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062345196
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Greenwillow Books - April 21st, 2015

The picture book debut by Katherine Hannigan, the award-winning, bestselling author of Ida B, introduces the effervescent Gwendolyn Grace, an alligator with a new sibling and only one thing on her mind--having fun Pitch-perfect and a great choice for fans of Pete the Cat and the Pigeon books by Mo Willems.


Ida B: . . . and Her Plans to Maximize Fun, Avoid Disaster, and (Possibly) Save the World Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780060730260
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Greenwillow Books - March 29th, 2011

Ida B. Applewood believes there is never enough time for fun.

That's why she's so happy to be homeschooled and to spend every free second outside with the trees and the brook.


True (. . . Sort Of) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780061968754
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Greenwillow Books - April 24th, 2012

Can friendship save you?

The day Ferris Boyd moves to town, Delly Pattison is sure a special surpresent (a present that is a surprise) is on its way. Instead, Delly ends up in even more trouble than usual.