Celebrate Children's Book Week   
with Quail Ridge Books!

Children's Book Week is the annual celebration of books for young people and the joy of reading. Established in 1919, Children's Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Every year, events are held nationwide at schools, libraries, bookstores, homes - wherever young readers and books connect!  
Celebrate with us at two great picture book events this week: Author Adam Rubin and Storytime with Bruce the Bear Costume Character!
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TONIGHT: 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.
Storytime with Bruce the Bear Costume Character!
Saturday, May 4, 10:30 am  
Ages 3+
It's a special edition of Under the Tree Storytime! Meet our hilariously grumpy friend Bruce the bear! You may know him from the Mother Bruce picture book series. Bruce (costumed character) will be here to help celebrate Children's Book Week. Come take pictures, enjoy some stories, and celebrate the magic of books! (Not an author event.)
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.     
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 

May 2, 6:00 pm           Adam Rubin High Five  
May 4, 10:30 am         Storytime with Bruce the Bear
May 18, 6:00 pm         Mason Deaver I Wish You All the Best   
June 21, 7:00 pm         Amber Smith Something Like Gravity
June 26, 10:30 am      Sarah Dessen The Rest of the Story *Ticketed Event 
July 20, 7:00 pm          Matt Myers Hum and Swish  
Sept 17, 7:00 pm        Stacy McAnulty The World Ends in April

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!
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Board Books and Picture Books

Chapter Books and Middle Grade
Teen Reads

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