UT – 12 Sleighs of Christmas Signing

Illustrator Jake Parker appears at the King’s English on Saturday, December 9th at 11:00 AM for a special storytime featuring his new picture book, “The 12 Sleighs of Christmas.”

When the elves discover that Santa’s sleigh is in a terrible state, they let their imaginations go wild – and soon there are sleighs of every kind, inspired by big rigs, motorcycles, zeppelins, and much more!

Places in the signing line are reserved for those who purchase a copy of “The 12 Sleighs of Christmas” from The King’s English.

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The King’s English
1511 South 1500 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84105
(801) 484-9100

CA – Little Bot & Sparrow/Precious Rascals Signing

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Jake Parker (Little Bot & Sparrow, Missile Mouse) and Anthony Holden (Precious Rascals, Doodle Quest) sign at Gallery Nucleus on Thursday November 17th from 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm.

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Gallery Nucleus
210 East Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801
626.458.7477

UT – Little Bot & Sparrow Signing

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Press Release:

Join local author and illustrator, Jake Parker, for a reading and signing of his new picture book, Little Bot and Sparrow, at the King’s English on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 11:00 AM.

When Little Bot is thrown out with the garbage, he meets his first true friend, a bird named Sparrow, who takes him under her wing. Sparrow teaches Little Bot about the perils of flying, her wild world, and the importance of dreaming.

As winter arrives, Sparrow must leave and fly south, and they share a tearful good bye. Little Bot revisits where he and Sparrow shared happy memories, and that night, for the first time, he dreams–of him and Sparrow taking flight together.

Places in the signing line are reserved for those who purchase a copy of Little Bot and Sparrow from The King’s English.

GET YOUR COPY NOW! Pre-order your signed copy of Little Bot and Sparrow today, by either calling the store at 801-484-9100 or ordering online. Please specify if you will be attending the event and if you want your book personalized.

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The King’s English
1511 South 1500 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84105
(801) 484-9100

CA – Little Bot & Sparrow Signing

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Books Inc. in Mountain View proudly presents author and illustrator Jake Parker on September 28, 2016 at 10:00am for a Wednesday Storytime reading of his critically-acclaimed picture book, Little Bot and Sparrow. When Little Bot is thrown out with the garbage, he finds himself in a strange new world. Fortunately, Sparrow is there to take him under her wing. Together, they explore the forest, share adventures, and learn what it means to be forever friends. This sweet and lasting tale by Jake Parker beautifully captures the happiness and love that can come from making your first true friend and the courage it takes when it’s time to say goodbye. (Ages 3+) RSVP on Facebook!

Books Inc.
301 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041
(650) 428-1234

OR – Little Bot & Sparrow Signing

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Join Green Bean Books for a special Robot themed storytime with author/illustrator Jake Parker to celebrate the release of his new book, Little Bot and Sparrow on Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 4:00 PM. A robot craft will follow the story time. This event is free and signed copies of Jake’s books will be available for purchase after the reading.

Green Bean Books
1600 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211
(503) 954-2354

AZ – Little Bot & Sparrow Signing

000000000000-jake-parker-lil-bot-sparrowJake Parker appears at Changing Hands Books to sign Little Bot and Sparrow on Sunday September 25th at 11:00 AM

The #1 New York Times bestselling author-illustrator visits with his new picture book, a story of friendship that can inspire anyone, even robots, to dream.

When Little Bot is thrown out with the garbage, he finds himself in a strange new world. Fortunately, Sparrow is there to take him under her wing. Together, they explore the forest, share adventures, and learn what it means to be forever friends.

This sweet and lasting tale by Jake Parker beautifully captures the happiness and love that can come from making your first true friend―and the courage it takes when it’s time to say goodbye.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
JAKE PARKER is an illustrator and cartoonist whose picture books include The Girl Who Wouldn’t Brush Her Hair, The Tooth Fairy Wars, The Astonishing Secret of Awesome Man, and the #1 New York Times bestseller The Little Snowplow. He also created the Missile Mouse graphic novels, published by Scholastic. He lives in Utah with his wife and their five children

Changing Hands Bookstore
300 W Camelback Road, Phoenix, AZ 85013
602.274.0067

CA – Imaginary Friends Art Exhibition

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Gallery Nucleus hosts an art show on Saturday April 19, 2014 at 7:00 pm!

Press Release:

Wrought from the depths of our creativity, imaginary friends have been steadfast companions through amazing journeys and have helped to overcome unbelievable hardships. Despite being figments of our imaginations, these fantastical comrades cultivate immense growth and represent very real bonds.

Inspired by these unreal friendships, award-winning children’s book illustrator Dan Santat‘s The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend weaves a tale about companionship, courage, and finding one’s place in the world.  Beginning on an island far away where imaginary friends are born, one patiently waits his turn to be chosen by a real child, but when Beekle is overlooked time and again, he sets off on an incredible journey to the bustling city, where he finally meets his perfect match.

In conjunction with the release of Dan Santat’s book, Nucleus celebrates these not-so-real friendships with a roster of some of our favorite artists, including noteable children’s book illustrators, who would like to introduce all of us to their very own imaginary friends. Join us opening night as we pay tribute to friends both real and imagined.

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Adam Rex
Ako Castuera
Alina Chau

Anna Chambers
Anne Benjamin

Calef Brown
Camille Andre
Corinne Reid

Cuddly Rigor Mortis
Dan Santat

Daniel Brassette
Daniella Volpari
Dave Roman

Genevieve Godbout
Israel Sanchez

Jaime Zollars
Jake Parker

Joy Ang
Lorena Alvarez

Matthew Cordell
Maxime Mary

Nate Wragg
Nicole Gustafsson
Pascal Campion

Seb Mesnard
Tuna Bora
Yohan Sacre

Gallery Nucleus
210 East Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801

WA – B&N Bookfair Signing

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Bookfair

Kazu Kibuishi, Jake Parker, and Chris Giarrusso visit Barnes & Noble on Thursday March 27, 2014 at 6:30 PM!

Author Event/Bookfair
Come down to your Woodinville Barnes & Noble for a fun-filled evening featuring three fantastic authors! We are hosting author/illustrators Kazu Kibuishi, Jake Parker and Chris Giarrusso! Don’t forget to stop by and support Wellington Elementary!

Barnes & Noble
Block C of Downtown Woodinville, 18025 Garden Way N.E., Woodinville, WA 98072
425-398-1990

CA – Harry Potter Tribute Show

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Press Release:

Gallery Nucleus is proud to present the ‘Harry Potter Tribute Art Exhibition’, an exhibition that features extraordinary art from over 50 talented artists/fans from around the world. In celebration of the final film and all things Harry Potter, this exhibit is carefully curated through open submissions and private invitations, the Harry Potter Tribute blog has been active for the past year and amongst the artists featured include Kazu Kibuishi, Amy Kim Kibuishi, Brittney Lee, Jake Parker, Johane Matte, William Stout, Mindy Lee, Israel Sanchez, Cory Godbey, and Mary Grandpre, cover Illustrator of the American editions of the Harry Potter books series. Opening night is July 9, 2011 from 7-11pm.

Admission is $2 per person at the door, but FREE admission to those who come in Harry Potter-inspired attire or when when you Facebook, Twitter, or Blog about the event before July 2, 2011.

Guests will also be invited to participate in a plethora of activities including:
FREE entrance gift of exclusive exhibition buttons that will divide attendees into individual Hogwarts houses (available while supplies last).
Snitch-Seeking machine booth and contest.
Harry Potter photo area.
Costume Competition.
Trivia Competition.
Mystery flavored Jelly Belly tasting station.
Raffle giveaways.
FREE Butterbeer and snacks served.

Prizes for contest and raffle winners will include Harry Potter merchandise, a Warner Brothers Studios Tour ticket, and an exclusive print from Mary Grandpre!

This event is not to be missed for Harry Potter fans, and those who can’t fly all the way to Universal Studios, Orlando.

For the complete roster of participating artists, including further details about opening reception highlights, please visit our homepage.

Plus, follow our ongoing tribute blog for any news and updates on the exhibit, the featured artists, or anything Harry Potter!

Gallery Nucleus
210 East Main St, Alhambra, CA 91801

CA – Lift Off: The Art of Airships

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Kazu Kibuishi, Jake Parker, and more exhibit at Gallery Nucleus

Kazu Kibuishi, Jake Parker, and more exhibit at Gallery Nucleus

Lift Off: The Art of Airships
January 9, 2010 – February 1, 2010
Opening Reception / Jan 9, 7:00PM – 11:00PM

Take flight with an imaginative roster of artists presenting their vision of lighter-than-air aircrafts through concept work, original paintings, and sculpture.

Featuring:

Andrew R. Wright, Bill Carman, Christian Lorenz Scheurer, Daniel Dociu, Jake Parker, Jason Caffoe, Kazu Kibuishi, Khang Le , Myke Amend, Rick O’Brien, Robh Ruppel, Sarah Caterisano, Stephan Martiniere, Sterling Hundley, Trey Bryan

Gallery Nucleus, 210 East Main St, Alhambra, CA 91801

http://www.gallerynucleus.com

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