Local Author Book Signing: Author Paul V. Allen

We are excited to host local author Paul V. Allen on Saturday, May 21st from 9:30AM – 12:00PM.

Books will be available for purchase during the event, if you aren’t able to attend and would like a signed copy of any of Paul V. Allen’s titles, email us at info@bobzbay.com and we can have the author sign a copy for you while they are here.

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Paul V. Allen is a researcher and writer with a special interest in documenting the lives and works of creative people in the fields of children’s books, comics, and music. He lives in Normal.

Visit him online:
Website: www.paulvallen.com
Twitter: @unrealpaulvallen
Facebook: Facebook/paulvallenauthor

Come chat with Paul about one (or more) of his books!

Eleanor Cameron: Dimensions of Amazement –
A biography of the groundbreaking children’s literature icon, who as a critic famously feuded with Roald Dahl, and as an author wrote beloved classics such as The Wonderful Flight to the Mushroom Planet and The Court of the Stone Children. Featuring a foreword by Gregory Maguire.

The Hopefuls: Chasing a Rock ‘n’ Roll Dream in the Minnesota Music Scene –
A musical biography of four Minneapolis / St. Paul musicians trying to hit it big in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Winner of a Certificate of Merit in the 2019 ARSC Awards for Excellence.

I Can Read It All By Myself: The Beginner Books Story –
A history of the creation and operation of Random House’s Beginner Books series, which started in 1957 with The Cat in the Hat and gave the world the likes of Green Eggs and Ham, Go, Dog. Go!, Put Me In the Zoo, and the Berenstain Bears.


Saturday, May 21, 2022
9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Cost: Free


Bobzbay 419 North Main Street Bloomington IL 61701 309-740-2012

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