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Find Waldo in Madison!

Waldo LogoIt is time for RJ Julia Booksellers’ annual Where's Waldo Madison Scavenger Hunt! 

The scavenger hunt is a community-wide activity in which kids, parents, and Waldo-lovers of all ages are invited to participate.

Event Date: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 9:00am to Friday, July 27, 2018 - 4:00pm
Event address: 
R.J. Julia Booksellers
768 Boston Post Road
Madison, CT 06443
Where's Waldo? Cover Image
By Martin Handford, Martin Handford (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780763634988
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - April 10th, 2007

Michelle Cusolito, "Flying Deep"

Flying DeepClimb aboard Alvin, the famous deep-sea submersible credited with helping to find the Titanic, and take a trip two miles down to the bottom of the ocean.

Event Date: 
Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 10:30am
Event address: 
R.J. Julia Booksellers
768 Boston Post Road
Madison, CT 06443
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Flying Deep: Climb Inside Deep-Sea Submersible Alvin Cover Image
By Michelle Cusolito, Nicole Wong (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781580898119
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Charlesbridge Publishing - May 22nd, 2018

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Flying Deep: Climb Inside Deep-Sea Submersible Alvin Cover Image
By Michelle Cusolito, Nicole Wong (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781580898416
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Charlesbridge Publishing - May 22nd, 2018

Jake Burt, "The Right Hook of Devin Velma"

The Right Hook of Devin Velma Cover ImageFrom the author of Greetings from Witness Protection! comes another unforgettable middle-grade novel about friendship and family.

Event Date: 
Friday, September 7, 2018 - 6:00pm
Event address: 
R.J. Julia Booksellers
768 Boston Post Road
Madison, CT 06443
The Right Hook of Devin Velma Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250168627
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Feiwel & Friends - September 4th, 2018

Yoga and Story Time

Floaty Cover Image

Join your child for yoga! We’re inviting parents, grandparents, and their little ones to a special lesson in the concepts of balance, breath, and focus.

Leave feeling refreshed and ready to take on the day! 

We’ll also be reading Floaty by John Himmelman in preparation for his visit to RJ Julia Booksellers on April 14th!

Event Date: 
Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 10:30am
Event address: 
R.J. Julia Booksellers
768 Boston Post Road
Madison, CT 06443
Floaty Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250128058
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Henry Holt & Company - January 23rd, 2018

Yoga and Story Time

The Cow Said Meow Cover Image

Join your child for yoga! We’re inviting parents, grandparents, and their little ones to a special lesson in the concepts of balance, breath, and focus.

Leave feeling refreshed and ready to take on the day! 

Event Date: 
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 10:30am
Event address: 
R.J. Julia Booksellers
768 Boston Post Road
Madison, CT 06443
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The Cow Said Meow Cover Image
By John Himmelman, John Himmelman (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781627793780
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Henry Holt & Company - November 15th, 2016

Carl Zimmer, "She Has Her Mother’s Laugh"

She Has Her Mother's LaughAward-winning, celebrated New York Times columnist and science writer Carl Zimmer presents a history of our understanding of heredity in this sweeping, resonating overview of a force that shaped human society–a force set to shape our future even more radically.

Event Date: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
R.J. Julia Booksellers
768 Boston Post Road
Madison, CT 06443
She Has Her Mother's Laugh: The Powers, Perversions, and Potential of Heredity Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781101984598
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Dutton Books - May 29th, 2018

Yoga and Story Time: "The Chinese Emperor’s New Clothes"

Please note: Ying Chang Compestine will not be presenting at this event. Our Children and Young Adult Events Coordinator Karen Schumann will be reading and doing yoga with attendees.

Event Date: 
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 10:30am
Event address: 
R.J. Julia Booksellers
768 Boston Post Road
Madison, CT 06443
The Chinese Emperor's New Clothes Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419725425
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - December 26th, 2017

Ying Chang Compestine, "The Chinese Emperor’s New Clothes"

The Chinese Emperor's New Clothes Cover ImageMing Da is only nine years old when he becomes the emperor of China, and his three advisors take advantage of him by stealing his stores of rice, gold, and precious stones. But Ming Da has a plan.

Event Date: 
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 2:00pm
Event address: 
IKEA
450 Sargent Drive
New Haven, CT 06511
The Chinese Emperor's New Clothes Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419725425
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - December 26th, 2017

Small Events for Small People: Ducks, Ducks, Ducks!

Truck Full of Ducks Cover ImageDino Duckling Cover ImageSplish, Splash, Ducky!

Event Date: 
Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 10:30am
Event address: 
R.J. Julia Booksellers
768 Boston Post Road
Madison, CT 06443
Truck Full of Ducks Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338129366
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scholastic Press - March 27th, 2018

Splish, Splash, Ducky! Cover Image
By Lucy Cousins, Lucy Cousins (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763698447
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - February 13th, 2018

Dino Duckling Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316513135
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 9th, 2018

Small Events for Small People: Where is Home?

Islandborn Cover ImageVincent Comes Home Cover ImageThis Is the Nest That Robin Built Cover Image

Event Date: 
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 11:00am
Event address: 
IKEA
450 Sargent Drive
New Haven, CT 06511
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Islandborn Cover Image
By Junot Diaz, Leo Espinosa (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780735229860
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Dial Books - March 13th, 2018

Vincent Comes Home Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781626727809
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Roaring Brook Press - February 13th, 2018

This Is the Nest That Robin Built Cover Image
By Denise Fleming, Denise Fleming (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481430838
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Beach Lane Books - March 6th, 2018

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