Christopher Paolini author photo and The Fork, The Witch, and the Worm cover image

<p>Internationally bestselling author&nbsp;<strong>Christopher Paolini&nbsp;</strong>joins us in celebration of his&nbsp;brand-new book&nbsp;set in the world of Eragon and the Inheritance Cycle,&nbsp;<em><strong>The Fork, the Witch, and the Worm: Tales from Alagaësia (Volume 1: Eragon)</strong></em>.&nbsp;(Ages 12+)</p>

<p><span style="color:#FF0000"><strong>Event Guidelines:</strong></span></p>

<li><span style="color:#FF0000"><strong>A Books Inc. receipt for&nbsp;<em>The Fork, the Witch, and the Worm</em> is required for a place in the signing line. </strong></span></li>
<li><strong><span style="color:#FF0000">Christopher will be happy to personalize copies of <em>The Fork, The Witch, and the Worm.</em></span></strong></li>
<li><span style="color:#FF0000"><strong>Christopher will sign backlist titles -- singnature only, no personalization.</strong></span></li>
<li><span style="color:#FF0000"><strong>Candid photos of Christopher may be taken during the signing. Due to time constraints, posed photos with Christopher will not be permitted.</strong></span></li>
<li><span style="color:#FF0000"><strong>Space in the store is limited and we are expecting a full house. Seating &amp; standing room will be on a first-come, first-served basis.</strong></span></li>
<li><span style="color:#FF0000"><strong>If store reaches capacity, fans will have the opportunity to meet Christopher Paolini in the signing line following his talk.&nbsp;<strong>A Books Inc. receipt for&nbsp;<em>The Fork, the Witch, and the Worm</em>&nbsp;is required for a place in the signing line.&nbsp;</strong></strong></span></li>

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<p>A wanderer and a cursed child. Spells and magic. And dragons, of course. Welcome back to the world of Alagaësia.</p>

<p>It's been a year since Eragon departed Alagaësia in search of the perfect home to train a new generation of Dragon Riders. Now he is struggling with an endless sea of tasks: constructing a vast dragonhold, wrangling with suppliers, guarding dragon eggs, and dealing with belligerent Urgals and haughty elves. Then a vision from the Eldunarí, unexpected visitors, and an exciting Urgal legend offer a much-needed distraction and a new perspective.</p>

<p>This volume features three original stories set in Alagaësia, interspersed with scenes from Eragon's own unfolding adventure. Included is an excerpt from the memoir of the unforgettable witch and fortune-teller Angela the herbalist . . . penned by Angela Paolini, the inspiration for the character, herself!</p>

<p>Relish the incomparable imagination of Christopher Paolini in this thrilling new collection of stories based in the world of the Inheritance Cycle. Includes four new pieces of original art by the author.</p>

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Event date: 
Monday, February 25, 2019 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Books Inc.
74 Town & Country Village
Palo Alto, CA
The Fork, the Witch, and the Worm: Volume 1, Eragon (Tales from Alagaësia #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781984894861
Availability: In Stock Now - Click Title to See Store Inventory. Please allow up to 48-hours for Curbside Pickup orders to be processed.
Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - December 31st, 2018

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