Books

Ed Hume Book Signing

Bridge Park invites you to a book signing & a presentation on container gardening by Ed Hume,
SPACE IS LIMITED. Pick up your free tickets at either Bridge Park at 3204 S.W. Morgan Street or at West Seattle Nursery.
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Location

Bridgepark Retirement Community
3204 S.W. Morgan Street
Seattle, WA
Phone: 206.938.6394

Illustrator Alison Friend at Secret Garden

Alison Friend has illustrated her first children’s book. She lives in the United Kingdom, and Secret Garden Bookshop is hosting the party to celebrate its launch in America. Here’s a bit more about "What Color is Caesar?": One dog's quest for self-definition is anything but black and white in this delightfully droll, enlightening tale by an acclaimed former poet laureate Maxine Kumin.

Free.

Location

Secret Garden Bookshop
2214 N.W. Market St.

Amy Pennington Reads at Library

"Urban Pantry" is a smart, concise guide to creating a full and delicious larder in your own home. It covers kitchen essentials, like what basics to keep on hand for quick, tasty meals without a trip to the store, and features recipes that adapt old-fashioned pantry cooking for a modern audience. Avid chef and gardener Amy Pennington demystifies canning and pickling for the urban kitchen and provides tips for growing a practical food garden in even the smallest of spaces. Her more than 60 creative recipes blend both gourmet and classic flavors while keeping economy in mind.

Free.

Location

Ballard Library
5614 22nd Ave. N.W.

Capt. Sig Hansen ('Deadliest Catch') at Leif Erikson Hall

Sig Hansen, the hard-driving captain of the F/V Northwestern of "Deadliest Catch" fame, will talk about and sign copies of his 336-page memoir, "North by Northwestern: A Seafaring Family on Deadly Alaskan Waters."  read more »

Location

Leif Erikson Hall
2245 N.W. 57th St.

Molly Wizenberg Reads at Ballard Library

206.789.5006
bookshop@secretgardenbooks.com
http://orangette.blogspot.com/
www.spl.org

Local restauranteur (Ballard's Pizzaria Delancey) Molly Wizenberg is a freelance food writer and the creator of the award-winning blog Orangette. She is a regular contributor to Bon Appetit, and her writing has been featured on NPR.org and PBS.org and has been praised in The Chicago Tribune, The Boston Globe and The Seattle Times.

Location

Ballard Library
5614 22nd Ave. N.W.

Author Lois V. Harris Reads

April’s Ultimate Tuesday visitor is Anacortes author Lois V. Harris. "Charlie Russell: Tale-Telling Cowboy Artist" is her second book for children based upon a historical subject. Charles Marion Russell was the first artist to live most of his life in the West, sketching and painting not only from live subjects, but from actual experience. Becoming a frontiersman at a young age in 1880, he rode and worked with horses on a daily basis, something that no other Western artist had done before.  read more »

Location

Secret Garden Bookshop
2214 N.W. Market St.

Author Patrick Jennings Reads

www.patrickjennings.com

This is Patrick Jennings' 15th book for young people. A few of his previous titles are "Out Standing in My Field" and "The Wolving Time." The one we’re celebrating this evening is "Guinea Dog." In it, meet Fido, the guinea pig that thinks she's a dog. It’s a hilarious novel for everyone who's begged for a pet and gotten less (and more) than they bargained for. Free.

Location

Secret Garden Bookshop
2214 N.W. Market St.

Andrew Clements Reads at Ballard Library

206.789.5006
bookshop@secretgardenbooks.com
www.andrewclements.com
www.spl.org

Andrew Clements, author of the enormously popular "Frindle," has been nominated for a multitude of state awards and has won the Christopher Award and an Edgar Award.  read more »

Location

Ballard Library
5614 22nd Ave. N.W.

Illustrator Craig Orback at Secret Garden

March’s Ultimate Tuesday visitor is illustrator Craig Orback, a fine artist who has illustrated many highly praised books for children, several of which focus on historical subjects. "The Can Man" especially appealed to Orback because of its contemporary topic and setting. In addition to creating fine art and illustrations, Orback teaches children's book illustration and oil painting at local community colleges.

Location

Secret Garden Bookshop
2214 N.W. Market St.

Joni Sensel launches "The Timekeeper’s Moon"

Author Joni Sensel has written several books for young people including "Reality Leak," "The Humming of Numbers" and "The Farwalker’s Quest." This will be one fun bash, with thematic nibbles, games and beverages. It’s also your chance to meet this extraordinary local talent living so closely among us. Free.

www.jonisensel.com

Location

Secret Garden Bookshop
2214 N.W. Market St.
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