launch their new books Hi, Jack! and Jack Blasts Off, a funny early reader series about a mischievous rabbit, a cranky old lady, and a lovable dog sure to delight fans of Elephant & Piggie. The always entertaining author/illustrator duo will hold forth at the Rialto Cinemas Elmwood for this special Saturday morning family event. While all ages will enjoy this presentation, the Jack books are best suited for children ages 4 to 8.
Tickets are available at Eventbrite. A ticket includes purchase of either Hi Jack or Jack Blasts Off, and a limited number of companion tickets are also available (maximum of two per book purchase). Companion tickets cannot be purchased without buying a ticket with book first. Click here for all ticket details and to order.
Mac Barnett is the New York Times bestselling author of more than forty books, including Sam & Dave Dig a Hole, Extra Yarn, and the Mac B., Kid Spy series. His books have won numerous prizes, including three E.B. White Read-Aloud Awards, two Caldecott Honors, and the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award. He lives in Oakland.
Greg Pizzoli is an author, illustrator, and printmaker. His first picture book, The Watermelon Seed, won the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award, and his book Good Night Owl was a Geisel Honor. His nonfiction picture book Tricky Vic was a New York Times Best Illustrated of 2015. He lives in Philadelphia.