Mega storytime event: Josh Funk and Kari Allen!

Saturday, November 19th, 2022, 11am!

Bring the children for some amazing storytime fun as children's authors Josh Funk and Kari Allen present their newest books! The sticky adventures of breakfast foods continue in Josh Funk's The Great Caper Caper: Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast Book #5, and sweet sisters are back in navigating new firsts in Kari Allen's Maddie and Mabel Take the Lead

Masks are strongly encouraged but no longer required for vaccinated attendees. We can’t predict the future course of the pandemic, so Gibson’s reserves the right to institute masking and/or vaccination rules for this event as circumstances dictate.  

If you cannot make this event, signed copies of these authors' books may be ordered from the Gibson's Bookstore website. Personalization requests may be put in the order comments.

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Event date: 
Saturday, November 19, 2022 - 11:00am
Event address: 
45 South Main St
Concord, NH 03301
The Great Caper Caper: Volume 5 (Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast) By Josh Funk, Brendan Kearney Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781454943631
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Union Square Kids - November 15th, 2022

In the fifth adventure of the Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast series, our delectable rhyming friends find their home covered in darkness and embark on a Las Veggies heist--perfect for fans of The Food Group series.


Maddie and Mabel Take the Lead: Book 2 By Kari Allen, Tatjana Mai-Wyss (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kari Allen, Tatjana Mai-Wyss (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781638940128
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Kind World Publishing - October 25th, 2022

The follow-up to the Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection book Maddie and Mabel


Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast: Volume 1 By Josh Funk, Brendan Kearney (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Brendan Kearney (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781454914044
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Union Square Kids - September 1st, 2015

A thoroughly delicious rhyming story about the funniest food fight ever--perfect for fans of The Food Group series.

Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast have a beautiful friendship--until they discover that there's only one drop of maple syrup left The race is ON Off they go, racing past the Orange Juice Fountain, skiing through Sauerkraut Peak, and reeling down the linguini.


The Case of the Stinky Stench: Volume 2 (Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast #2) By Josh Funk, Brendan Kearney (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Brendan Kearney (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781454919605
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Union Square Kids - May 2nd, 2017

In the second adventure of the Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast series, our delectable rhyming friends are ready to solve a smelly mystery--perfect for fans of The Food Group series.


Mission Defrostable: Volume 3 (Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast #3) By Josh Funk, Brendan Kearney (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Brendan Kearney (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781454928119
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Union Square Kids - September 25th, 2018

In the third adventure of the Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast series, our delectable rhyming friends race against time to save their fridge--perfect for fans of The Food Group series.


Short & Sweet: Volume 4 (Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast #4) By Josh Funk, Brendan Kearney Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781454934271
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Union Square Kids - September 1st, 2020

In the fourth adventure of the Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast series, our delectable rhyming friends face a transformation of epic proportions--perfect for fans of The Food Group series.


Maddie and Mabel By Kari Allen, Nevin Mays (Editor), Tatjana Mai-Wyss (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kari Allen, Nevin Mays (Editor), Tatjana Mai-Wyss (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781638940029
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Kind World Publishing - March 22nd, 2022

A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection


The Boy Who Loved Maps By Kari Allen, G. Brian Karas (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kari Allen, G. Brian Karas (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984852304
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Anne Schwartz Books - July 12th, 2022

This enchanting picture book about a map-making boy who is stumped when a girl asks him for a map of the "perfect place" helps readers appreciate the charms of their own neighborhood--and even shows them how to make a map of it!
 


How to Code a Sandcastle By Josh Funk, Sara Palacios (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Sara Palacios (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780425291986
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - May 15th, 2018

From the computer science nonprofit Girls Who Code comes this lively and funny story introducing kids to computer coding concepts.


Where Is Our Library?: A Story of Patience and Fortitude By Josh Funk, Stevie Lewis (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Stevie Lewis (Illustrator)
$18.99
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ISBN: 9781250241405
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - October 27th, 2020

Where Is Our Library? is a companion to Lost in the Library and our second picture book in partnership with the New York Public Library.

Curious Patience and steadfast Fortitude wait every morning to greet visitors of the New York Public Library—and slip away every night to read in the Children's Center.


How to Code a Rollercoaster By Josh Funk, Sara Palacios (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Sara Palacios (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780425292037
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 24th, 2019

Pearl and Pascal take their coding adventures to the amusement park in this follow-up picture book from our Girls Who Code program!


Lost in the Library: A Story of Patience & Fortitude (A New York Public Library Book) By Josh Funk, Stevie Lewis (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Stevie Lewis (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250155016
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - August 28th, 2018

Steadfast Fortitude and curious Patience are waiting every morning to greet visitors of the Library.

That is until, one early morning, when Fortitude finds Patience is missing. The city is about to awake, and the lions absolutely must be in their places before the sun rises. Now, Fortitude must abandon his own post to find his best friend in the Library’s labyrinthine halls.