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Coming to Oh My Gosh, Stories? Check-In!

That's right! Come to OH MY GOSH, STORIES! at Books Inc. Chestnut Street, and get your book SIGNED by the author AND DISCOUNTED! Check out the upcoming Oh My Gosh, Events! here.

Books Inc. Mountain View's Love Letter to Todd Parr

 Each month, Books Inc. puts a spotlight on a children's author, and features that author throughout the entire company! Todd Parr is Books Inc.'s August selection, and Mountain View created this jaw-droppingly adorable homage to Mr. Parr in their front window! Diana, the Mountain View kid's lit expert, made this lovely display, and you can join her in making more crafts at her storytime on Saturdays!

Oh, that's right, speaking of being WONDERSTUCK....

 

 

Books Inc. is thrilled to announce that we will be hosting an EVENING WITH BRIAN SELZNICK at the historic Alameda Theatre on October 26th, 2011. Tickets will only be available through our Alameda store, and will go on sale on September 13th, along with the highly anticipated WONDERSTRUCK.

To recap: OH MY GOSH BRIAN SELZNICK IS COMING. Get your tickets starting September 13th from our Alameda store. Details about tickets to come.

Prepare to be WONDERSTRUCK

 
COMING TO YOUR BOOKS INC. SEPTEMBER 13TH
 
preorder your copy here

Get your ABCs and 123s on at Books Inc: 5 alphabet and counting books that we adore

If Rocks Could Sing

By Leslie McGuirk

 

The most innovative ABC book. Every letter and every object is a real rock!

 

 

 

 

An Edible Alphabet: 26 Reasons to Love the Farm

Written by Carol Watterson; Illustrated by Michela Sorrentino

 

Each letter of the alphabet is related to something really awesome about today’s farms, showing kids where food really comes from.

 

 

 

Dr. Seuss’s ABC: An Amazing Alphabet Book!

 

With Dr. Suess as your guide, learning the alphabet is as easy as A, B, C!

 

 

 

 

 

Everything I Need To Know Before I’m Five

By Valorie Fisher

 

The title says it:, this book has EVERYTHING you need to know before you’re five—numbers, letters, shapes, colors and the seasons!

 

 

 

One, Two, Buckle My Shoe

By Salina Yoon

 

In this adorable board book, learn to count from 1 to 10 while reciting the classic nursery rhyme.

 

 

 

 

Look for the ABCs and 123s display at your local Books Inc.

Meet Scott Westerfeld!

Check out a video of Mr. Westerfeld being a homie here.
And remember, this is event is BYOB
Bring Your Own Beasties

Well, Hi There, Barry Deutsch!

Pictured here at San Diego Comic Con is Eisner nominated graphic novel author, Barry Deutsch! His graphic novel. Hereville (for ages 8+) was nominated for the Eisner award and features an Orthodox  Jewish girl who slays trolls. No big deal. This rollicking adventure story also comes recommended by the "Kids Are Alright" Panelists ("myth on paper," said Gene Luen Yang, author of American Born Chinese) at Wondercon.
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