Cartoonist Stephan Pastis appears at An Unlikely Story on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 1:00 PM!
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Stephan Pastis is the creator of Pearls Before Swine, an acclaimed comic strip that appears in more than seven hundred newspapers and boasts a devoted following. His first book for young readers, Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made, was an instant New York Times bestseller with two widely acclaimed follow ups released in 2014. The fourth book in the series, Timmy Failure: Sanitized for Your Protection releases in October 2015. He lives in Northern California.
ABOUT THE BOOK:
Some surprising news sends Timmy Failure on a hilarious caper as the “New York Times” best-selling series continues. “Behold You are all about to be witnesses to greatness.” In this fourth volume of Timmy Failure’s memoirs, Timmy is forced to hit the road in a cross-country trip that includes Timmy’s mom, Total the polar bear, Doorman Dave, and smells-like-a-tangerine criminal mastermind Molly Moskins. It’s a world gone mad, where good becomes bad, and Timmy Failure is a condemned man. Someone call the authorities…
An Unlikely Story
111 South St, Plainville, MA 02762
Cartoonist Stephan Pastis speaks at the Carnegie Library Lecture Hall on Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 2:30 PM!
Stephan Pastis is a hilarious American cartoonist. He began his career as an attorney, but decided to try his hand at cartooning. The result was Pearls Before Swine, which at its heart is about two friends: an arrogant Rat who thinks he knows it all and a slow-witted Pig who doesn’t know any better. In 2013, inspired to break out of the box of a daily comic strip, Pastis took on the new challenge of becoming a children’s author, penning the first book in a middle grade series called Timmy Failure, about an inept kid detective and his sidekick polar bear.
Stick around after the lecture for a lemonade reception and book signing in the Library. Stephan’s books will be available for sale before and after the lecture from Mystery Lovers Bookshop.
Carnegie Library Lecture Hall
4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Drawn Together unites storytellers from around the country to support Access Books and school libraries. This once-in-a-lifetime event features four famous children’s book authors and illustrators: Jeff Kinney (Diary of a Wimpy Kid), Dav Pilkey (Captain Underpants), Lincoln Peirce (Big Nate) and Stephan Pastis (Timmy Failure, Pearls Before Swine). During Drawn Together, the authors will discuss writing, drawing, and the creative process to an enthusiastic crowd. Julie Bowen from the hit ABC comedy Modern Family will be our Mistress of Ceremonies.
Doors open on Saturday June 20, 2015 at noon for book, t-shirt, and poster purchases; event starts at 1:00 p.m.
Following the presentation, fans will have the opportunity to meet the authors and have their event tickets or posters signed.
ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT SCHOOL LIBRARIES.
Walt Disney Concert Hall
111 South Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012
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Cartoonist Stephan Pastis (Pearls Before Swine) signs at Watermark Books on Saturday, April 5th at 5:00 pm!
4701 E Douglas Ave, Wichita, KS 67218
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Cartoonist Stephan Pastis (Pearls Before Swine) signs at Joseph-Beth Booksellers on Tuesday, April 1st at 7:00 pm!
161 Lexington Green Circle, Lexington, Kentucky 40503
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Cartoonist Stephan Pastis (Pearls Before Swine) appears at Books & Books on Sunday March 16, 2014 at 2:00 pm to sign Timmy Failure #2: Now Look What You’ve Done.
Books & Books
265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134
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Meet Stephan Pastis, bestselling author and creator of the wildly popular Pearls Before Swine comic strip, on Thursday February 28, 2013 at 7:00 PM. He will be in-store with his first children’s book, Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made.
Barnes & Noble – The Court @ Oxford Valley
210 Commerce Blvd, Fairless Hills, PA 19030