Red Balloon Bookshop invites you to celebrate the release of Home in the Woods with local, bestselling author-illustrator Eliza Wheeler. This stunningly beautiful picture book is based on Eliza's grandmother’s childhood in the Northwoods and pays homage to a family’s fortitude as they discover the meaning of home. Join Eliza to hear the whole story, get your book signed, and enjoy themed refreshments and activities.
All are welcome at this author event, which will be best appreciated by kids and adults ages 4 and up.
Eliza Wheeler (wheelerstudio.com) wrote and illustrated The New York Times bestseller Miss Maple’s Seeds and has also illustrated several picture books and novels. She grew up in northern Wisconsin in a family of teachers, musicians, and artists. Some of the strongest influences on her creativity have been the wild Wisconsin seasons, canoeing the Brule River, picking blueberries with her grandmother, and digging through the snow with her brothers. She received the SCBWI Los Angeles International Conference Portfolio Grand Prize for her artwork. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.