Northshire Manchester: Four Children’s Authors: Diane deGroat, Jeff Mack, Aaron Becker, and Shelley Rotner

In person at our VT location!
Event date: 
Saturday, February 25, 2023 - 2:00pm
Event address: 
4869 Main St
Manchester Center, VT 05255


We are delighted to welcome you back to this in person event at our Manchester, VT store!

Four amazing children’s book creators will share their latest! Aaron Becker’s One Sky, Diane deGroat’s Adventures of Robo-Kid, Jeff Mack’s Marcel’s Masterpiece: How a Toilet Shaped Modern Art, and Shelley Rotner’s True You: A Gender Journey. All ages welcome!

Aaron Becker is the Caldecott Honor–winning author-illustrator of the Journey trilogy and A Stone for Sascha, as well as You Are Light and My Favorite Color. He lives in western Massachusetts with his family.

Diane deGroat is the illustrator of more than 150 children's books and the author-illustrator of bestselling books about Gilbert, including Ants in Your Pants, Worm in Your Pants (Gilbert Goes Green)April Fool! Watch Out at School!; Mother, You’re the Best! (But Sister, You’re a Pest!); Last One is a Rotten Egg!; and the New York Times bestseller Roses Are Pink, Your Feet Really Stink. Most recently she has worked on the Charlie the Ranch Dog series by popular blogger Ree Drummond. Diane lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.

Jeff Mack is a children's book author whose books include the Hippo and Rabbit series, Frog and Fly in Six Slurpy Stories, the Clueless McGee books, and Art Is Everywhere: A Book About Andy Warhol. He lives in Western Massachusetts where he continues to write and illustrate books, paint murals, and visit schools and libraries to talk about his work.

Shelley Rotner is an award-winning author and photo illustrator of more than fifty books for young readers. With a background as an elementary school teacher, museum educational specialist, and UNICEF photographer, Rotner is also a noted freelance photojournalist whose work has appeared in Time magazine, National Geographic’s World magazine, and numerous others. She is best known for portraying diverse children with inclusivity in her books, notably All Kinds of People and Shades of People, where she explores kids’ worlds to raise awareness and to promote curiosity and compassion. She lives in Northampton, Massachusetts.

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The Adventures of Robo-Kid By Diane deGroat Cover Image
ISBN: 9780823449767
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Published: Neal Porter Books - June 28th, 2022

One Sky By Aaron Becker, Aaron Becker (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Aaron Becker, Aaron Becker (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781536225365
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Published: Candlewick Studio - September 6th, 2022

Marcel's Masterpiece: How a Toilet Shaped the History of Art By Jeff Mack, Jeff Mack (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jeff Mack, Jeff Mack (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781250777164
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - August 23rd, 2022

True You: A Gender Journey By Gwen Agna, Shelley Rotner (Illustrator), Shelley Rotner Cover Image
ISBN: 9780063240469
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Published: Clarion Books - September 6th, 2022

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