Sunday, August 14 from 2-4 p.m. at Toadstool Bookshop on Emerald Street in Keene, NH, author Maria Gianferrari will be signing her wonderful animal-themed children’s books, as a benefit to Monadnock Humane Society. Formerly a NH resident, Maria’s books have charmed thousands. She will be donating $1 for every book sold on Sunday, as well as collecting toys, food, and other items her fans may wish to donate to MHS.
For more details about the event, click here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1718077201780049/
Maria writes both fiction and nonfiction picture books from her sunny, book-lined study in northern Virginia, with dog, Becca as her muse. Maria’s debut picture book, Penny & Jelly: The School Show, illustrated by Thyra Heder, was released in July 2015 (HMH Books for Young Readers); a companion book, Penny & Jelly Slumber Under the Stars, was released in mid-June. Her debut nonfiction book, Coyote Moon, illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline was published by Roaring Brook Press in July and is a Junior Library Guild Selection. In October, Aladdin Books for Young Readers will publish another fiction title, Officer Katz & Houndini: A Tale of Two Tails, illustrated by Danny Chatzikonstantinou. Maria has five additional books forthcoming from Roaring Brook Press, Boyds Mills Press and GP Putnam’s Sons. To learn more about Maria, visit her website: mariagianferrari.com on Facebook or Instagram. You can also visit Penny & Jelly at their website: http://www.pennyandjelly.com/