Join the Party - It's Independent Bookstore Day!
Stop by April 30th and help us celebrate Independent Bookstore day with refreshments, gift card drawings and special merchandise created specifically for the day and only available at your local indie (see descriptions below),
Exclusive numbered signed IBD Edition [$16.99]
A special edition of the new novel by two-time Newbery Award winner Kate DiCamillo. In addition to being SIGNED and numbered, each special edition includes a bound-in personal letter from Kate about the joys of books and bookstores.
Literary Tea Towels [$20.00]
This set of 100% cotton flour sack tea towels read, “I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves. — Anna Quindlen” and “A half-read book is a half-finished love affair. —David Mitchell.”
Bookstore Cats Zippered Canvas Pouch [$14.00]
This handy 100% cotton canvas zippered pouch (perfect for pencils, make up, cash, and other sundries) features portraits of real bookstore cats hand drawn especially for IBD.
Neil Gaiman Coloring Book [$14.99]
The Neil Gaiman Coloring Book includes 20 pieces of black-and-white art by Chris Riddell and quotes from Neil Gaiman—taken from the pages of Coraline, The Graveyard Book, and Fortunately, the Milk—all ready to be colored in by YOU!
Draw Me! [$16.99]
Aimed at kids ages 6-12, it includes step-by-step instructions on how to draw characters like Mo Willem’s Pigeon, Raina from Smile and Sisters, Curious George, Fly Guy, and many more. Also includes instructions for creating a flipbook and a multi-panel comic book.
Duck & Goose
Limited edition print [$12.99]
This wonderful pro-reading, pro-friendship print was drawn especially for IBD by Tad Hills, the bestselling creator of the Duck & Goose books. All 400 giclée prints are signed and numbered.
"Read with Me" Curious George® Plush Toy [$15.00]
This is only the second time in George’s 75 years that he has worn a branded t-shirt (the other one was for Harvard, his hometown school). And what better message could there be? The front reads: READ WITH ME. The back features the IBD logo.
A $6 Story: The Care & Feeding of an Independent Bookstore
by Ann Patchett [$6.00]
The first in what is sure to become a favorite IBD series, A $6 Story: The Care & Feeding of an Independent Bookstore by Ann Patchett includes 3 instructive essays. Each beautifully designed, saddle stitched booklet is SIGNED.