Storytime with Poppy

 Storytime with Poppy!

 Thursday, October 18 at 10:45 AM

 Special 20% discount of any in store purchase for all attendees!

Join us for our monthly storytime. Bring the kids or grandkids and let us entertain you. Featured books this month will be Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf by Lois Ehlert, Mother Ghost by Rachel Kolar and Roland Garrigue, and Five Little Pumpkins Came Back by Dan Yaccarino.

 

 

 

 

Event date: 
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 10:45am
Event address: 
312 State Street
St. Joseph, MI 49085
Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780152661977
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 15th, 1991

This is the story of a sugar maple tree and the child who planted it. As they grow up together, the child watches the tree through all the seasons. Ehlert uses watercolor collage, leaf-shaped die cuts and pieces of actual seeds, fabric, wire, and roots in this rich introduction to the life of a tree. (Houghton Mifflin, $17.99)


Mother Ghost: Nursery Rhymes for Little Monsters Cover Image
By Rachel Kolar, Roland Garrigue (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781585363926
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Sleeping Bear Press - September 15th, 2018

From "Mary, Mary, Tall and Scary" to "Wee Willie Werewolf," this collection of classic nursery rhymes turned on their heads will give readers the chills--and a serious case of belly laughs. With clever rhyme and spooky illustrations, Mother Ghost: Nursery Rhymes for Little Monsters is perfect for getting in the Halloween spirit. (Sleeping Bear Press, $16.00)


Five Little Pumpkins Came Back Board Book Cover Image
By Dan Yaccarino, Dan Yaccarino (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780062840219
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: HarperFestival - July 24th, 2018

From celebrated author-illustrator Dan Yaccarino comes the spirited sequel to his bestselling Five Little Pumpkins, based on the classic nursery rhyme. The sun is setting and the moon is rising--join the pumpkins on a Halloween romp as they roll along with their friends and get into more spooky fun. (Harper $6.99)


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Light up the Bluff and Live From St. Joseph

Friday, December 7th

Community Tree Lighting at the corner of Broad Street & Lake Boulevard

St. Joseph High School Choir at 6:00PM

Tree lighting at 6:30PM

 

Afterwards, stroll downtown to admire the decorated store fronts from 7:00PM - 8:30PM.  Forever Books will have children reading in the window!

 

Saturday, December 8th

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meet Troy Cummings, author of Can I Be Your Dog?and the Notebook of Doom series.

Book signing beginning at 3:00 PM and continuing after the Reindog Parade at 4:00 PM. Click here for more info on this author and event!

 

The 2018 Holiday Catalog is here!

Book suggestions for all ages 

 

Click on the picture to preview the catalog or order. Or pick up your copy at Forever Books today!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Give the gift of reading to a child in need with our Giving Tree!
Pick a tag from the tree, purchase a book (we can help you select one!), and
we will wrap it and deliver it to the Readiness Center in Benton Harbor in
time for Christmas.