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Whirlikids Bookfest

February 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Join McIntyre’s Books for a special book festival featuring storytime, readings, book signings and more from elementary and middle reader authors!

10–11:30am Storytime, picture book and early elementary authors
11:30am–12:30pm Picture and early elementary author book signings in The Barn
1–3pm Middle grade author panels in The Barn
3–4pm Middle grade author book signings in The Barn

What else should you expect?

  • Crafts
  • Photobooth
  • Face Painting
  • Lots of books and fun!

Kids of all real levels, ages 3 and up are invited to this event. While you’re in the Village, enjoy lunch at The Granary or The Goat, explore the gardens and meet the farm animals in our Belted Barnyard!
Don’t forget to share your excitement on social media using #Whirlikids!
Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

Featured Authors Include

  • Alan Gratz, Refugee
    Refugee is a New York Times Bestseller and was just named one of New York Times’ Best Books of the Year!
  • Sarah Mlynowski, Upside Down Magic: #4: Dragon Overnight, Whatever After Series
  • Emily Jenkins, A Greyhound A Groundhog
  • Stacy McAnulty, Earth! My First 4.54 Billion Years
  • Lauren Myracle, Dragon Overnight, Wishing Day, Flower Power and more
  • Ursula Vernon, Dragonbreath, Hamster Princess, and more
  • Karina Yan Glaser, The Vanderbeekers of 141st St.  The Vanderbeekers of 141st St. was just named a New York Times Notable Book of 2017!
  • Linda Ashman, Williams Winter Nap
  • Joan Holub, This Little Trailblazer
  • Camille Andros, Charlotte the Scientist Gets Squished
  • Tameka Fryer Brown, My Cold Plum Lemon Pie Bluesy Mood
  • Annette Simon, Robot Burp Head Smartypants!
  • Frances O’Roark Dowell, Sam the Man
  • Ali Standish, The Ethan I was Before. Her book just won the NC Young People’s Literature Award, and is nominated for the Carnegie Award in the UK!
  • Leah Henderson, One Shadow on the Wall
  • Eleanora Tate, Celeste’s Harlem Renaissance
  • John Claude Bemis, Out of Abaton
  • Angela Dominguez, Stella Diaz Has Something to Say

A special thank you to Scholastic Inc., Schwartz & Wade, HMH Books for Young Readers, Disney-Hyperion, Little Simon, Henry Holt and Co., Candlewick, Viking Books for Young Readers, Clarion Books and more for their support.


February 3, 2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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McIntyre’s Books
2000 Fearrington Village Center
Pittsboro, 27312 United States
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