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Booksignings with Wendell Minor and Gordon Titcomb
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If You Spent a Day with Thoreau

Wendell Minor will sign copies of his new book, If You Spent a Day with Thoreau at Walden Pond on Saturday, October 27th at 2 p.m.

In this lovely picture book, Robert Burleigh and Wendell Minor imagine a special day spent with the celebrated writer and naturalist "through the eyes of a child." Together Thoreau and the young boy watch small but significant wonders such as swimming fish, fighting ants, and clouds in the sky. It is a day full of splendor and appreciation of the outdoor world.

View the trailer here.

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Last Train

Gordon Titcomb and Wendell Minor will sign copies of their book, The Last Train on Saturday, October 27th at 2 p.m.

"Titcomb's 2005 song, this stunning book both celebrates and eulogizes the golden era of railway travel. Minor's luminous, occasionally almost photographic, paintings portray the adult narrator as a boy, surrounded by a ghostly haze as he walks along the tracks....There's little doubt that railroad aficionados will pore over the crisply rendered railroad memorabilia." --Starred, "Publishers Weekly"

"The Last Train" is going to please every last train lover out there..." --Elizabeth Bird, New York Public Library

"A treasure for train enthusiasts." "--Kirkus Reviews"

View the trailer here.