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June 2016

Bookshop Visit – Andover Bookstore: June 4, 2016

June 4, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Andover Bookstore, 89R Main Street
Andover, MA 01810 United States
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Henrietta the Chicken and Elinor the Mad Hatter are hitting the road! To celebrate her children's novel, The Mechanical Mind of John Coggin, Elinor will be visiting the Andover Bookstore in Andover, MA (89R Main Street) on Saturday, June 4, 2016 for hijinks and mechanically-minded silliness. There will be heaps of activities, an interactive reading, and fun for kids of all ages – but especially tweens and middle graders. ACTIVITIES Interactive Reading & Signings Elinor will be reading aloud from her…

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School Visit – Rindge Avenue Upper School, Cambridge MA: June 10, 2016

June 10, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rindge Avenue Upper School, 70 Rindge Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02140 United States
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Elinor will be visiting Rindge Avenue Upper School on the afternoon of Friday, June 10! Using suggestions from kids in the auditorium audience, Elinor will be giving an interactive presentation on how to build a storyline. She’ll also be available to answer questions and sign books after school has finished.

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Bookshop Visit – An Unlikely Story: June 12, 2016

June 12, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
An Unlikely Story Bookshop & Café, 111 South Street
Plainville, MA 02762 United States
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Tis the season for inventing! To celebrate her children's novel, The Mechanical Mind of John Coggin, Elinor will be visiting An Unlikely Story in Plainville, MA (111 South Street) on Sunday, June 12, 2016 for hijinks and mechanically-minded silliness. There will be heaps of activities, readings, and fun for kids of all ages – but especially tweens and middle graders. Chock full of crazy characters and weird words, Elinor’s humorous adventure for boys and girls (ages 8-12) has already received a Kirkus…

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Kids Kick Off Summer! Peabody Institute Library: June 27, 2016

June 27, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Peabody Institute Library, 82 Main Street
Peabody, MA 01960 United States
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School's out for summer! If you see Boz – the human cannonball from The Mechanical Mind of John Coggin – rocketing over Peabody, don't be surprised!! Elinor will be visiting the Peabody Institute Library (82 Main Street) on Monday, June 27, 2016 for hijinks and chicken-poo-fueled activities. There will be fun for kids of all ages – but especially tweens and middle graders. ACTIVITIES Readings, Sales & Signings Elinor will be doing an interactive reading at 1:30 p.m. and will need…

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August 2016

Library Visit – Annisquam Village Library: August 18, 2016

August 18, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Annisquam Village Library, 34R Leonard Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Henrietta the Chicken, Boz the Human Cannonball, and Rufus the Dog from The Mechanical Mind of John Coggin are celebrating summer! Elinor will be visiting the Annisquam Village Library on Thursday, August 18, 2016 for hijinks and chicken-poo-fueled activities. There will be fun for kids of all ages—but especially tweens and middle graders. ACTIVITIES Readings, Sales & Signings Elinor will be doing an interactive reading and will need some help with the sound effects! Hardcover books will also be available for…

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October 2016

Bookshop Visit – Park Street Books & Toys: October 1, 2016

October 1, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Park Street Books & Toys, 504 Main Street
Medfield, MA 02052 United States
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Henrietta the Chicken and Elinor the Mad Hatter are hitting the road! To celebrate her children's novel, The Mechanical Mind of John Coggin, Elinor will be visiting Park Street Books & Toys in Medfield, MA (504 Main Street) on Saturday, October 1, 2016 for hijinks and mechanically-minded silliness. There will be heaps of activities, an interactive reading, and fun for kids of all ages – but especially tweens and middle graders. ACTIVITIES Interactive Reading & Signings Elinor will be reading aloud…

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School Visit – Chickering Elementary School, Dover MA: October 14, 2016

October 14, 2016
Chickering Elementary School, 29 Cross Street
Dover, MA 02030 United States
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Chickering Elementary School

It will be a grand October for inventing things! Elinor will be visiting Chickering Elementary School in Dover, MA on Friday, October 14, 2016 for a morning of literary fun. She’ll be hanging out with the 5th grade, working with kids on team-based STEM activities, and answering questions about her new book, The Mechanical Mind of John Coggin. Chock full of crazy characters and silly words, this humorous adventure for boys and girls (ages 8-12) has already received a Kirkus Starred…

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Library Visit – Melrose Public Library: October 27, 2016

October 27, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Melrose Public Library, 69 West Emerson Street
Melrose, MA 02176 United States
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The fall winds are blowing, the green grass is golden, it's the perfect time to read! To celebrate The Mechanical Mind of John Coggin, Elinor will be visiting the 4th & 5th grade book club at Melrose Public Library on Thursday, October 27, 2016 for hijinks and chicken-poo-fueled activities. ACTIVITIES Readings, Sales & Signings Elinor will be doing an interactive reading and will need some help with the sound effects! Create Your Own LEGO® Invention The universe is the limit!…

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April 2017

Bookshop Visit – Jabberwocky Bookshop: April 22, 2017

April 22, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Jabberwocky Bookshop, Tannery Shopping Center, #22, 50 Water Street
Newburyport, MA 01950 United States
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Jabberwocky Bookshop

The magical silly tour continues! To celebrate The Mechanical Mind of John Coggin, Elinor will be visiting Jabberwocky Books in Newburyport, MA (50 Water Street) on Saturday, April 22, 2017 for mechanically-minded hijinks. There will be heaps of activities, an interactive reading, and fun for kids of all ages – but especially tweens and middle graders. ACTIVITIES Interactive Reading & Signings Elinor will be reading aloud from her book—and will need a little help from her audience! Hardcover books will also…

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April 2018

Newburyport Literary Festival

April 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Newburyport, 1 Market Square
Newburyport, MA 01950 United States
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Newburyport Literary Festival 2018

Elinor will be appearing at the Newburyport Literary Festival on April 27-28. She's thrilled to be sharing the experience with a host of wonderful creators, including many talented children's authors. You can find Elinor at the Newburyport Public Library on Saturday, April 28 at 10 a.m. She'll be participating in a fun & lively panel on middle grade fiction called "Reading in the Digital Age." Nock/Molin librarian Ellen Menesale and two local 8th graders (Lila Gridley and Nolan Elrott) will…

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