QuailKids #629 April 25, 2019
Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day  
with Quail Ridge Books!

All day-Crafts and coloring for kids
All day-Free cookies!
9am-12pm-Purr Cup Cat Cafe
Enjoy a cuppa and pet some kitties! There will be a (contained) area of the store where people are welcome to pet the cats, while an in-store café cart will have coffee and tea available for a donation.

10am-8pm-Drawings for gift bags every hour on the hour (one for adults and one for kids)
10:30am-Under the Tree Story Time with special guest Cat in the Hat


12:30pm- Cat in the Hat comes back for more photo opportunities and some face painting
2pm-4pm-Poetry Fox writes poetry on demand  
(CLICK PICTURES for more event & book info)
Bestselling Photographer!
Kate T. Parker
Tuesday, April 30, 7:00 pm  
All Ages
Meet Kate T. Parker, celebrated author and photographer of Strong Is the New Pretty . Her newest book, The Heart of a Boy , explores the lives of boys today, and spreads a heartfelt, uplifting message of openness, self-confidence, and warmth. We will give away 10 totes and one copy of the book to audience members at the event!
Author of Dragons Love Tacos!
Adam Rubin
Thursday, May 2, 6:00 pm  
Ages 3+
Meet Adam Rubin, the New York Times best-selling author of a half dozen critically acclaimed picture books, including  Dragons Love Tacos and Secret Pizza Party. In this new picture book, discover the lost art of the high five and improve your slapping skills just in time for the annual high five contest!

Receive a priority signing line ticket with the pre-purchase of High Five.
NC Author!
Mason Deaver
Thursday, May 18, 6:00 pm  
Ages 14+
Mason Deaver is a non-binary author and librarian from a small town in North Carolina where the word "y'all" is used in abundance. Come celebrate Mason's new YA book, I Wish You All the Best. At turns heartbreaking and joyous, I Wish You All the Best is both a celebration of life, friendship, and love, and a shining example of hope in the face of adversity.     
Best-Selling YA Author!
Sarah Dessen
Wednesday, June 26, 7:00 pm  
Ages 13+
From #1 New York Times bestselling author comes a big-hearted, sweeping novel about a girl who reconnects with a part of her family she hasn't seen since she was a little girl-and falls in love, all over the course of a magical summer.
Receive a reserved seat and signing line ticket event with the purchase of The Rest of the Story
Special Storytime Guest!
Matt Myers
Saturday, July 20, 10:30 am
Ages 3+
Author and illustrator Matt Myers will join us to read his beautiful new picture book!  
Jamie's day at the beach turns into the perfect place for an artistic adventure.All Jamie wants is to spend some time alone at the beach and finish her art project in the sand. But everyone around keeps asking her pesky questions she doesn't know how to answer. Widely respected artist Matt Myers makes his debut as an author in this story that celebrates creativity, introversion, and the beauty of a little peace and quiet.
Kids/Teen Events!
Toddler time (ages 0-4) - Mondays 10:30 am
Under the Tree (ages 4+) - Saturdays 10:30 am    
NEW! Stories on Sunday (all ages) - Sundays 10:30 am 

April 27, All Day          Independent Bookstore Day 
April 30, 7:00 pm        Kate T. Parker The Heart of a Boy 
May 2, 6:00 pm           Adam Rubin High Five
May 18, 6:00 pm         Mason Deaver I Wish You All the Best   
June 26, 10:30 am      Sarah Dessen The Rest of the Story 
July 26, 7:00 pm          Matt Myers Hum and Swish 

Can't attend an event? For most events, you can still reserve a signed copy of the author's book. Call us 919-828-1588 , stop by, or order online . (Autographed books make great gifts!)

Check out this sampling of new and notable books!
Click on the books to learn more.
Board Books and Picture Books

Chapter Books and Middle Grade
Teen Reads

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