Zoomin’ with Kelly DiPucchio!

Book Beat and the Metro Detroit Book and Author Society present New York Times bestselling author Kelly DiPucchio in conversation with Jen Taggart of the Bloomfield Township Public Library on Monday, July 19th at 4:30 PM. This is a live Family Zoom event: FREE and open to the public. Register in advance here: FREE Kelly DiPucchio Zoom event!

Kelly DiPucchio will talk about her career as a children’s author and present two of her recently published books: Oona, the story of a mermaid in search of the ultimate treasure and Not Yeti a story about an unusual and kind monster. Book Beat is offering signed copies of both books by direct sale to the bookstore. Her books are appropriate for Preschoolers to Third grade level. We also stock many of Kelly DiPucchio’s other books… Please inquire!

Signed copies of Oona can be ordered at: Oona signed books!

Signed copies of Not Yeti can be ordered at: Not Yeti signed books!

About Oona:

This comical and heartfelt picture book is a winning celebration of invention, creativity, and friendship. With gorgeous underwater scenes and a crowd-pleasing tale, this is one little mermaid who is here to make a splash!

New York Times bestselling author Kelly DiPucchio and illustrator Raissa Figueroa would like to introduce Oona—the big wide sea’s littlest mischief-maker.

“Oona is an adorable protagonist, with her dark skin, enormous Afro, and striped, orange tail. With her ups and downs and her fundamental ebullience, she will easily win fans.” —Kirkus reviews

About Not Yeti!

New York Times bestselling author Kelly DiPucchio and celebrated illustrator Claire Keane have created an irresistible new monster!

Monsters are loud. And rude. They like to smash things and they always need to be right. But not Yeti. Yeti bakes banana bread and sings to whales and always has a nice word to say. But sometimes you find yourself alone when you’re different. And Yeti doesn’t know there’s a special surprise in store for him.

New York Times bestselling author Kelly DiPucchio and celebrated illustrator Claire Keane have created a lovable new character who always chooses kindness, no matter what the other monsters say.

Not Yeti is a sweet tale for anyone who’s ever realized the bright side of not fitting in. The world may be full of monsters, but Yeti isn’t one of them, and readers will be happy to get to know him.” —Book Page

KELLY DiPUCCHIO is the award-winning author of over twenty books for children, including Littles: And How They Grow, Gaston, and the New York Times bestsellers Grace for President and The Sandwich Swap. She lives in Michigan with her husband and three children. Visit Kelly online at kellydipucchio.com.

“The beauty of books is there is something for everyone. When I hear kids say they don’t like to read I tell them they just haven’t found the right thing to read.” –Kelly DiPucchio interview at Elena Reads & Reviews


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