"Fame, Fortune, and the Bran Muffins of Doom," a children's chapter book

10/18/2012 6:00 pm

Thursday October 18th, 6 p.m.

Local author and illustrator Marty Kelley joins us to read and sign his newest children's chapter book, Fame, Fortune, and the Bran Muffins of Doom. Bring the children for an enjoyable night of wackiness.
Simon and his friends, Munch and Ralph, are intent on winning the school's talent show. They are hindered slightly by the fact that they have no talent at all. Simon does have plans, however. Lots and lots of plans.

But all of Simon's planning may not be enough to overcome Mike McAlpine and his two simian sidekicks, Evil Ernie and Eviler Ernie also want to win the talent show. And even if they do manage to overcome Mike, they still have to deal with still mean Mrs. Annand and her super-dry, rock-hard, fat-free, high-fiber bran muffins of doom. 

Fame Fortune and the Bran Muffins of Doom
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$16.95
ISBN-13: 9780823426065
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Holiday House, 8/2012

Location: 
Street:
27 S Main St
Additional:
City:
Concord
,
Province:
New Hampshire
Postal Code:
03301
Country:
United States

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On Friday, October 17, starting at 6 PM, some of our favorite reps will be here to discuss what's new and what's hot for book clubs and for everyone who just loves a good read. Whether you're currently a member of a book club or just think you read enough to be in one, this is a great event for you. Pictured above and expected to attend: John Muse from Simon & Schuster, Lesley Vasilio from Penguin Random House, and Ellen Pyle from Macmillan. Also scheduled to appear is Anne DeCourcey (below)from HarperCollins. We'll have refreshments and great giveaways. Everyone is welcome!

Surprise author visit!
We had thought that scheduling conflicts would keep Vermont mystery writer Archer Mayor (below, right) from visiting Gibson's this fall, but as luck would have it, he's free this Saturday afternoon from 1:30 to 2:30 and he will be here in the store!  Drop by to have a copy of his new book signed and to shoot the breeze for a while. ...Note: we're not sure if he's bringing that chain saw, so just be nice.


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Dan Chartrand from Water Street and I visited Laura Knoy last week to talk about some of the best books for fall. If you missed the show, you can find our lists and listen to the broadcast here.  ... Here's a photo in which I was making some point or other--who knows, really--much to the apparent amusement of Dan.

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