Red Balloon Bookshop is thrilled to invite you to a virtual event with bestselling author Kwame Mbalia in honor of the brand new Tristan Strong adventure, Tristan Strong Destroys the World! After his grandmother is abducted by a villain out for revenge, Tristan must return to Alke - the land of African American folk heroes and African gods - to rescue her. Kwame will tell us all about what's in store for Tristan, and will take audience questions as time allows.
Kwame Mbalia is the best-selling author of Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky, for which he received a Coretta Scott King Author Honor award. Kwame lives with his wife and children in Raleigh, North Carolina, where he is currently working on the third book about Tristan.
To Attend: Use the link below to register for the event any time A link to the event will be emailed to registered attendees on Tuesday, Oct 13 in the late afternoon, just before the event.
To Purchase a Book: Use the buttons below to add copies of Tristan Strong Destroys the World or other books by Kwame Mbalia to your cart and checkout online anytime, or call Red Balloon Bookshop at 651-224-8320 from 10am - 5pm, Mon - Sat to purchase via phone or to schedule an in-store shopping time.
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