Natalie Ziarnik

On Saturday, June 15th at 10:00am we will be welcoming Natalie Ziarnik to the store to discuss her book, A Lullaby of Summer Things. This is a free children's event best suited to children ages 4-8 years old. There will be a reading followed by a craft designed by the author to go with the book. Reservations are requested, please RSVP by calling 231.347.1180 or emailing events@mcleanandeakin.com. 

In the spirit of such bedtime favorites as Emily Winfield Martin's Day Dreamers, here is a quintessential end-of-day by the beach lovingly captured and perfect for reading aloud.

This simple, lyrical picture book is as warm, reassuring, and filled with joy as a vacation at the beach. Readers will join a little girl and her siblings as they wind down from a perfect day--hanging up towels, eating dinner, and getting ready for bed--each activity sparking a memory of their day--playing catch with the dog, chasing waves, and looking at sailboats along the shore. And when the lights of the family beach house go off--"In the dusky evening light, a sleepy house says goodnight"--young listeners will be lulled to sleep themselves.

In addition to writing, Natalie Ziarnik works as a children's librarian. She lives with her family in Barrington, Illinois, which is much too far away from the ocean. Learn more about her at natalieziarnik.com and on Twitter at @NatalieZiarnik.

Madeline Valentine is the author-illustrator of three books: George in the Dark, The Bad Birthday Idea, and, most recently, I Want That Nut! A graduate of Pratt Institute, she lives in Queens, New York, with her husband. Learn more about her at madelinevalentine.com and on Twitter at @illustrated_gal.
 

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Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 10:00am

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A Lullaby of Summer Things Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781101935521
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Schwartz & Wade - May 15th, 2018

In the spirit of such bedtime favorites as Emily Winfield Martin's Day Dreamers, here is a quintessential end-of-day by the beach lovingly captured and perfect for reading aloud.


Madeleine's Light Cover Image
By Natalie Ziarnik, Robert Dunn (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781590788554
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Boyds Mills Press - May 2012

Camille Claudel, the famous sculptor, has come to work at Madeleine's family inn, far from the distractions of Paris. Madeleine, who has secret aspirations as an artist herself, is fascinated by this remote and somewhat unfriendly guest. Slowly the persistent girl and the secretive sculptor form a bond that leads to beautiful surprises for both artist and child.


 

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