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Local Author Storytime - Courtney Pippin-Mathur

A special reading from her new book, "Fairies don't Fight"

2023-06-04 14:00:00 2023-06-04 15:00:00 America/New_York Local Author Storytime - Courtney Pippin-Mathur Join us for a weekend storytime given by Courtney Pippin-Mathur, local author of "Dragons Rule, Princesses Drool", "Maya was Grumpy", and "Happy Diwali!" Ages 0-12 James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Children's Area

Sunday, June 04
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-06-04 14:00:00 2023-06-04 15:00:00 America/New_York Local Author Storytime - Courtney Pippin-Mathur Join us for a weekend storytime given by Courtney Pippin-Mathur, local author of "Dragons Rule, Princesses Drool", "Maya was Grumpy", and "Happy Diwali!" Ages 0-12 James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Children's Area

Join us for a weekend storytime given by Courtney Pippin-Mathur, local author of "Dragons Rule, Princesses Drool", "Maya was Grumpy", and "Happy Diwali!" Ages 0-12

Join us for a reading and book signing of Courtney Pippin-Mathur's newest children's book, "Fairies Don't Fight", 

About the book: "Nissa and Piper are twins—fairy twins! In fact, they’re the first twin fairies that have ever bloomed in their field. All the other fairies expect that they will be best friends, frolicking happily among the magical mushroom caps and daisy petals. But Nissa and Piper are as different as can be. While Nissa sings loud, Piper wants to quietly read. When Piper wants to make dresses out of long vines, Nissa would rather swing on them until they snap! When Piper works hard collecting gems, Nissa is off chasing fireflies. Will their differences get in the way of the fairy sisters being the very best of friends? Or will they lead to pouting, arguing, and tears? Nissa and Piper must learn to get along! Because everyone knows that fairies play together all day and that fairies don’t fight!"

About the author: Courtney grew up in East Texas and passed the hot summer days reading, drawing, watching She-Ra and exploring her grandma’s farm. She doodled constantly through elementary, middle and high school but didn’t think about art as a career until a fateful art history class at The University of Texas at Austin. After transferring from Government to Studio Art, she moved to the east coast, and started pursing a career in childrens’ books where she could combine all of her favorite things. She now lives in Northern VA now with her husband and three kids and is the author/illustrator of several picture books. 

Source: http://www.pippinmathur.com/site/books/

AGE GROUP: | Children | All Ages | Ages 6-12 | Ages 0-5 |

EVENT TYPE: | Storytime | Booksales | Author Talks |

TAGS: | Story Time | Local Author |

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library

kpayne@alexlibraryva.org
Phone: 703.746.1705
Fax: 703.746.1785

Hours
Mon, Jun 10 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Jun 11 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Jun 12 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Jun 13 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Jun 14 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Jun 15 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jun 16 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

Parking: There is a small lot with 9 spaces.  On street parking is available.

Public Transit:

  • Metrorail: Yellow and Blue lines at Braddock Road (1.3 miles) and King Street Stations (1.5 miles)
  • Metrobus: 10A, 10B
  • DASH Bus: 33

For reasonable disability accommodation, contact jgregorio@alexlibraryva.org or call 703.746.1701 or TTY 703.746.1790.

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