Join us as we welcome
Saturday, October 21
to celebrate the release of
**Line tickets are required to meet the author and are free with the purchase of LOOKING UP from Novel, on sale October 10.**
Line tickets will have a Group Letter on them. After the author has finished speaking, we will line up Groups A and B. If you have a line ticket with Group C or later, feel free to browse the store while you wait for your letter to be called.
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ABOUT THE BOOK:
From the creator of Pearls Before Swine and the New York Times bestselling Timmy Failure series comes a quirky and heartwarming middle grade novel about a girl struggling with loneliness and the curveballs of life—featuring black and white illustrations throughout!
Living alone with her mother in a poorer part of town, Saint—a girl drawn to medieval knights, lost causes, and the protection of birthday piñatas—sees the neighborhood she has always known and loved disappearing around her: old homes being torn down and replaced by fancy condos and coffee shops. But when her favorite creaky old toy store is demolished, she knows she must act.
Enlisting the help of Daniel “Chance” McGibbons, a quiet, round-faced boy who lives across the street (and whose house also faces the wrecking ball), Saint hatches a plan to save what is left of her beloved hometown.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Stephan Pastis is the creator of the syndicated comic strip Pearls Before Swine, which appears in over 800 newspapers. He is also the creator of the Timmy Failure and Trubble Town book series and the cowriter of the Disney+ movie Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made. He lives in Northern California with his wife and two kids.