MICHIGAN CHRISTMAS TREATS! 3 Authors at Baldwin Library, Dec.5th

Michigan Christmas Treats! 3 MI Authors at Baldwin Library

The Baldwin Public Library and Book Beat are pleased to present three Michigan authors and the Christmas books they have created.  Matt Faulkner, Jane Monroe Donovan and Susan Collins Thoms will be at Baldwin Library (300 West Merrill Street Birmingham, MI 48009) on Sunday, December 5 from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm to sign and read from their latest Christmas releases.

These homegrown authors are well-known around the country, and their  Christmas titles are wonderful additions for anyone who appreciates the beauty of a Michigan winter.  This event is free and open to the public.  Books will be available for purchase at the event.  If you have any questions, call Book Beat at (248) 968-1190.

Susan Collins Thoms is the author of The Twelve Days of Christmas in Michigan and Cesar Takes a Break.

Jane Monroe Donovan is the author of Small Medium & Large, Winter’s Gift, and Black Beauty’s Early Days in the Meadow.

Matt Faulkner is the author of The Night Henry Ford Met Santa, A Taste of Colored Water, and The Monster Who Ate My Peas, among some 30 other children’s books.

*Besides these featured holiday books, we will also have their non-holiday titles for purchase as well.


Battle of the Books Author P.W. Catance at Baldwin Library Dec. 6th:

Author P.W. Catanese will be appearing at the Baldwin Public Library (300 W. Merrill St., Birmingham, MI 48009) on Monday, Dec. 6 at 7pm to sign his latest children’s book, Happenstance Found, the first title in his Books of Umber series. Happenstance Found is one of this year’s Birmingham Battle Books. Books will be available for purchase at the event, along with this year’s other Battle Books.

“Catanese’s forte is in defining the features of the colorful imaginary world he creates, which is part steampunk, part fairy tale, and has a surprising contemporary twist. Merpeople, leviathans, and sorceresses mingle with Mozart, mirrors, and elevators in this unusual culture…a cinematic quality that will be enjoyed by a wide range of fantasy readers.”The Horn Book

Described as part steampunk and part fairy tale, it is the story of a boy with unusual green eyes who awakens in a dark tunnel with no memories. Happenstance’s uncanny gifts begin to emerge as he travels with the mysterious Lord Umber. He is also the author of the Further Tales Adventures, a series of sequels to classic fairy tales, which will also be available for purchase at the event.

Registration is required for this event. Please contact the Baldwin Library at (248) 554-4670 or baldwinlib.org.

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