Max and Ruby Storytime at the Red Balloon Bookshop Saturday, Jan 26, 2013, 10:30 am (Recommended for ages 18 months and up*) It’s a very special storytime for the famous bunny duo, Max and Ruby! Join Red Balloon and have fun with songs, finger plays, rhymes, and stories … with help from Max himself! Don’t [...]
On Saturday, at 2:00 p.m., The Red Balloon Bookshop will welcome National Geographic Kids author Lia Kvatum with her book, Saving Yasha, the true story of Yasha, an orphaned Asiatic Black (Moon) Bear found in Russia. This looks like a beautifully designed book and what kid wouldn’t fall in love with that bear. It is so cute. I found this great recipe from [...]
The Red Balloon Bookshop will host several events for various ages this weekend. Young Adult Authors Special Event On Friday at 7:00 p.m., four authors of young adult novels will converge to talk about their most recent books and answer questions. Authors include: M. Molly Backes, The Princesses of Iowa Julie Halpern, Don’t Stop Now James Klise, Love [...]
Story Time with Both Wonder Weavers Costume Characters at the Red Balloon Bookshop — Saturday, July 16, 2011
On Saturday, local storytellers, The WonderWeavers, will be at the Red Balloon Bookshop. They will be reading stories made by Minnesotans, including author Phyllis Root’s Rattletrap Car. It is the story of a family’s road trip to the lake, on a very hot day, in their rattletrap car — which doesn’t go fast and doesn’t [...]
Laura Mahler, local actress and education associate at Stages Theatre Company, will perform a dramatic reading of Pinkalicious, by Victoria and Elizabeth Kann at the Red Balloon Bookshop on Saturday. Pinkalicious The Musical is currently in its regional premiere at Stages Theatre, running from April 29 through May 28, 2011. There will be a drawing [...]
Publication Party for Molly Beth Griffin, Author of Loon Baby at the Red Balloon Bookshop – Saturday, April 23, 2011
On Saturday, at 10:30 a.m., join local author Molly Beth Griffin at the Red Balloon Bookshop for a Publication Party for her first book Loon Baby, a story of a baby loon who faces fear and uncertainty when its mother is out of sight. This book is illustrated by Anne Hunter with watercolor paintings.