September 26, 2016

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Pictures of the Week: Red Balloon Bookshop (MN) Celebrates 29th Anniversary


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Authors Rebecca Fjelland Davis, Jill Kalz, Nancy Loewen, and Trisha Speed Shaskan helped the Red Balloon Bookshop in St. Paul, Minnesota celebrate its 29th anniversary on November 23 and 24.

Picture book authors Rebecca Fjelland Davis (l.) and Jill Kalz (r.) performed a snowy storytime complete with bubbles, marshmallows, and popcorn.


(l. to r.) Nancy Loewen, author of Frankly, I Never Wanted to Kiss Anybody: The Story of the Frog Prince As Told By the Frog), and Trisha Speed Shaskan, author ofTruly, We Both Loved Beauty Dearly: The Story of Sleeping Beauty As Told By the Good and Bad Fairies (Capstone, 2013)

Nancy Loewen and Trisha Speed Shaskan signed and read from their fairy tale-themed picture books. Photos courtesy of Capstone.


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