MD – Kids Comics Signing

000000000000000-brown-lucy-andy-neanderthal000000000000000-hilo2_jwinick

Cartoonists Jeffrey Brown and Judd Winick appear at the Takoma Park Library on Monday, September 26, 2016 at 7:30 PM!

Press Release:

Join us Monday, Sept. 26, at 7:30 p.m. when two kids’ comics creators present their latest books. Jeffrey Brown, known for books like Jedi Academy and Vader’s Little Princess, now turns his attention to the cave age with his new book, Lucy & Andy Neanderthal. Judd Winick, meanwhile, continues the adventures of his popular robot named HiLo in “HiLo 2: Saving the Whole Wide World.” Politics & Prose will sell books by Brown and Winick at our event, but the program is free and no purchase is required to attend.

Andy and Lucy may live 40,000 years in the past, but these Neanderthal siblings have problems—crushes, squabbles, and baby brothers— that persist today. Brown tells their story alongside nonfiction sections that serve to dispel misinformation about these human relatives.

In Winick’s sequel to Hilo, the titular heroic alien robot unexpectedly returns to Earth and human friends DJ and Gina. Then, mysterious portals pop up all over town and disgorge one terrifying creature after another. An enormous mutant chicken and a million killer vegetables are only some of the foes that Hilo, DJ, and Gina must confront in order to save their community.

Takoma Park Library
101 Philadelphia Ave, Takoma Park, MD 20912
(301) 891-7259

MD – Nobody Likes a Goblin Signing

00000000_ben-hatke-goblin

Cartoonist Ben Hatke, creator of Zita the Spacegirl, appears at Politics & Prose on Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. to sign his latest children’s book NOBODY LIKES A GOBLIN!

Takoma Park Library
101 Philadelphia Ave, Takoma Park, MD 20912
(301) 891-7259

MD – Science Comics Signing

00000000_corals_cover

Cartoonist Maris Wicks (Primates) appears at the Takoma Park Library on Friday, May 20, 2016 at 6:30 PM!

Wicks, author of Human Body Theater, returns with another nonfiction graphic novel. This latest volume of the Science Comics series explores the world of coral reefs and their numerous inhabitants, discussing both their biology and their ecological importance. Learn about everything from biodiversity to sea cucumbers with a friendly fish acting as tour guide throughout the pages. Books will be available for sale from Politics & Prose

Takoma Park Library
101 Philadelphia Ave, Takoma Park, MD 20912
(301) 891-7259

MD – Rocket & Groot Signing

000000000-Rocket-Groot

Tom Angleberger appears at Takoma Park Library on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 7:30 PM!

The author of the Origami Yoda series makes Guardians of the Galaxy characters Rocket and Groot the stars of the show in this illustrated first installment of a trilogy. The titular heroes—a raccoon and a tree man whose only utterance is “I am Groot”— escape a school of space piranhas only to crash-land on a planet that turns out to be one big strip mall. With their trusty sidekick Veronica, a talking tape dispenser, they sally forth and discover that this brave new world is full of bizarre and dangerous foes. Books will be available for sale from Politics & Prose

Takoma Park Library
101 Philadelphia Ave, Takoma Park, MD 20912
(301) 891-7259

MD – Birdsong Signing

00000000_birdsong

Artist James Sturm (Satchel Paige: Striking Out Jim Crow, The Golem’s Mighty Swing) signs his new children’s book BIRDSONG at the Takoma Park Library on Monday, April 11, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Books sold by Politics & Prose.

Inspired by the Japanese art of kamishibai, or “paper theater,” this wordless story is meant to inspire a performance. A boy and girl are cruelly teasing animals in a forest when a frightened bird takes flight. The children give chase up a mountainside and find themselves confronted by a mystical man who has feathers emerging from his clothing. With a flash like lightning, the children are transformed—into monkeys. Eventually captured by humans, they receive some of the cruel treatment they had earlier perpetrated themselves. In keeping with kamishibai tradition, this tale contains a lesson for young readers to discover as they turn the pages.

Takoma Park Library
101 Philadelphia Ave, Takoma Park, MD 20912
(301) 891-7259

DC/MD – Little Robot Signings

00ca-Hatke

Cartoonist Ben Hatke, creator of Zita the Spacegirl, appears on Monday, October 5, 2015 at Politics & Prose at 10:30 AM and at the Takoma Park Library at 7:30 PM to sign his latest book LITTLE ROBOT.

Politics & Prose
5015 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008
202-364-1919

Takoma Park Library
101 Philadelphia Ave, Takoma Park, MD 20912
(301) 891-7259

MD – Lost In NYC Signing

lostinNYC

Nadja Spiegelman and Sergio Garcia Sanchez appear at Takoma Park Library on Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 7:30 pm to present and sign LOST IN NYC: A SUBWAY ADVENTURE!

Books provided by Politics & Prose.

Takoma Park Library
101 Philadelphia Ave, Takoma Park, MD 20912
(301) 891-7259

MD – The Return of Zita the Spacegirl Signing

Comments Off on MD – The Return of Zita the Spacegirl Signing

rzs

Ben Hatke appears to sign The Return of Zita the Spacegirl at Takoma Park Library on Wednesday May 21, 2014 at 7:30 pm! Books provided by Politics & Prose.

In the conclusion to this graphic science-fiction trilogy, Zita, who has already proven herself as a cosmic hero by battling monsters and saving worlds, is wrongfully imprisoned, and has to plan a daring escape from the high-security penitentiary planet. Ages 8 – 12.

Takoma Park Library
101 Philadelphia Ave, Takoma Park, MD 20912
(301) 891-7259

MD – Cats of Tanglewood Forest Signing

Comments Off on MD – Cats of Tanglewood Forest Signing

catf2

Artist Charles Vess signs at the Takoma Park Library on Thursday May 2nd at 7:00 pm! Books provided by Politics & Prose.

Takoma Park Library
101 Philadelphia Avenue, Takoma Park, MD 20912