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Zoe Wodarz & Mari Richards, ARCHIE & PIP FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL - Storytime!

Event date: 
Saturday, June 22, 2024 - 11:30am

Red Balloon is very excited to welcome local author and illustrator duo, Zoe Wodarz and Mari Richards, for a special storytime launch of their new picture book, Archie & Pip: The First Day of School!

It's almost the first day of school for brothers Archie and Pip. Archie is starting kindergarten, but both boys are nervous about the changes and new things that the school year will bring. Will Archie make friends and forget all about Pip? Will Archie be able to sit in class all day? Join Zoe Wodarz and Mari Richards for a read-aloud of Archie & Pip, coloring activities, and launch day treats!

To attend: This event is open to the public, but registration helps us when considering spatial constraints. You can register for free through June 22, 9:00am using the buttons below and order a copy of the book at the bottom of this page. Extra copies of Archie & Pip: The First Day of School will be available for purchase during the event.

Signing Guidelines: Following the event, Zoe Wodarz and Mari Richards will sign and personalize copies of the book. If you would prefer not to stay for the signing portion, Red Balloon is happy to have your books signed and personalized for you and will contact you when they're ready to be picked up.

Accessibility: Red Balloon Bookshop is wheelchair accessible and has a disability parking spot directly behind our store. If you have a disability or medical condition and have questions about or need other specific accommodations, please email or call 651-224-8320.

Zoe Wodarz is an artist, designer, and author living in Minnesota. Known for her playful artistic creations and witty humor, Zoe has turned her childhood memories and imaginative passion for storytelling into writing the world of Archie and Pip!

Mari Richards is an illustrator and author, an award-winning toy designer, and an occasional art professor. Her first school memories are full of art supplies — especially the messy ones — and she believes making things is a daily requirement. You'll find her gathering rocks and feathers, sniffing every book she reads (and some she doesn't), and living a chaotic, wonderful life with her husband, daughter, and two rescue mutts near St. Paul, Minnesota.




Archie & Pip First Day of School (Hardcover) By Zoe Wodarz, Mari Richards (Illustrator), Cottage Door Press (Editor) Cover Image
By Zoe Wodarz, Mari Richards (Illustrator), Cottage Door Press (Editor)
ISBN: 9781646389919
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call our store for up-to-the-minute stock availability.
Published: Cottage Door Press - June 18th, 2024
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