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Storytime | Red Balloon Bookshop

November 11 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

We can’t wait to welcome Matt Tavares to Red Balloon for a very special holiday storytime reading of Dasher Can’t Wait for Christmas!

With only one sleep left before Christmas Eve, Dasher can’t contain her excitement for her favorite holiday. With the sound of Christmas carols on the breeze and twinkling lights radiating from a nearby city, she sneaks off to visit the festivities. But as night deepens and snow starts to fall, Dasher realizes she can no longer spot the North Star in the sky to lead her home. Will the kindness of a child, an unexpected gift, and a dose of Christmas spirit get her back in time to help guide Santa’s sleigh? The New York Times best-selling creator of Dasher has crafted another delightful journey, full of giving, joy, and holiday magic.

To attend: This event is open to the public, but registration helps us when considering spatial constraints. You can register through November 10, 6:00 pm and order a copy of the book below. Extra copies of Dasher Can’t Wait for Christmas will be available for purchase during the event.

Signing Guidelines: Following the event, Matt Tavares will sign and personalize copies of his books. If you would prefer not to stay for the signing portion, Red Balloon is happy to have your books signed and personalized for you and will contact you when they’re ready to be picked up.

Matt Tavares is the author-illustrator of the New York Times best-selling picture book Dasher, as well as Red and Lulu, the graphic novel Hoops, and several sports biographies, including Becoming Babe Ruth and Growing Up Pedro. He is also the illustrator of Twenty-One Steps: Guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier by Jeff Gottesfeld, The Gingerbread Pirates by Kristin Kladstrup, ’Twas the Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore, and Over the River and Through the Wood by L. Maria Child, among many other picture books. Matt Tavares lives in Ogunquit, Maine.


November 11
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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Red Balloon Bookshop
891 Grand Ave
St Paul, 55105 United States
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