Autographed Books

Between the Lines: How Ernie Barnes Went from the Football Field to the Art Gallery - Autographed
Sandra Neil Wallace & Bryan Collier

Discover the remarkable true story of NFL star Ernie Barnes—a boy who followed his dreams and became one of the most influential artists of his generation—with this beautiful and fascinating nonfiction picture book illustrated by four-time Caldecott Honor recipient Bryan Collier.

Item No. AUTOBC14
$17.99
Big Snow - Autographed
Jonathan Bean

While "helping" his mother with holiday housecleaning, a boy keeps a watchful eye on the progress of a winter storm. He's hoping for a big snow. A really big snow. Inside, he is underfoot, turning sheet-changing and tub-scrubbing into imaginary whiteouts. Outside, flakes are flying. But over the course of a long day (for Mom) the clouds seem slow on delivering a serious snowfall. Then comes a dreamy naptime adventure, marking just the beginning of high hopes coming true in this irresistible seasonal story.

Item No. AUTOJB7
$16.99
Black Bird Yellow Sun - Autographed
Steve Light


As a solitary black bird wings its way through the day, little ones are treated to a magnificent flight from one vibrant color to another. Inimitable illustrator Steve Light showcases a new style in this board book for the youngest readers. Children can journey with the graceful black bird and its tiny worm friend past orange leaves, through green grass, onto gray rocks, under pink flowers, and more before coming to rest beneath a brilliant blue moon.

Item No. LIGHT12
$7.99
Bloom-Autographed
Doreen Cronin and David Small

Autographed by David Small

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Doreen Cronin and Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator David Small comes a picture book about how an extraordinary "ordinary" girl can save a kingdom with the help of a mud fairy.

A glass kingdom is no place for a Mud Fairy. Bloom and her mud fairy magic might be able to turn weeds into flowers and spin sand into glass, but the people of the kingdom ceaselessly complain about the trails of dirt and puddles of mud that seem to follow her every step, and finally they cast her out.

But when the glass castle begins to crack, then cracks some more, the King and Queen in a panic search for the long-banished fairy, but they can't find Bloom anywhere. Desperate to save their home, they send their meekest, most ordinary subject, a girl named Genevievewhose sole task until now has been to polish the Queen's crystal sugar spoon--to coax any worthy fairy to come and save the kingdom. Genevieve finds Bloom exactly where the king and queen failed to see her, and Bloom knows exactly how to save the kingdom. But it will take the two girls working together, along with a mighty dollop of self-confidence--and some very messy hands--to accomplish the extraordinary.

Item No. AUTOSMALL6
$17.99
Bluffton: My Summers With Buster (Autographed Softcover)

Signed by Matt Phelan.

Matt Phelan, graphic novelist extraordinaire, presents a rollicking tribute to vaudeville, small-town dreams, and Buster Keaton as a boy.

In the summer of 1908, in Muskegon, Michigan, a visiting troupe of vaudeville performers is about the most exciting thing since baseball. They’re summering in nearby Bluffton, so Henry has a few months to ogle the elephant and the zebra, the tightrope walkers and — lo and behold — a slapstick actor his own age named Buster Keaton. The show folk say Buster is indestructible; his father throws him around as part of the act and the audience roars, while Buster never cracks a smile. Henry longs to learn to take a fall like Buster, “the human mop,” but Buster just wants to play ball with Henry and his friends. With signature nostalgia, Scott O’Dell Award–winning graphic novelist Matt Phelan visualizes a bygone era with lustrous color, dynamic lines, and flawless dramatic pacing.

Item No. PHELAN8
$12.99
Bravo! Poems About Amazing Hispanics - Autographed
Margarita Engle & Rafael Lopez

Autographed by illustrator Rafael Lopez

Musician, botanist, baseball player, pilot―the Latinos featured in this collection, Bravo!, come from many different countries and from many different backgrounds. Celebrate their accomplishments and their contributions to a collective history and a community that continues to evolve and thrive today!

Biographical poems include: Aida de Acosta, Arnold Rojas, Baruj Benacerraf, César Chávez, Fabiola Cabeza de Baca, Félix Varela, George Meléndez, José Martí, Juan de Miralles, Juana Briones, Julia de Burgos, Louis Agassiz Fuertes, Paulina Pedroso, Pura Belpré, Roberto Clemente, Tito Puente, Ynes Mexia, Tomás Rivera

Item No. AUTOLOPEZ3
$18.99
Brown Book Plate & Kisses on the Wind - Hardcover
Moser, Lisa

Free book plate autographed by Kathryn Brown with purchase.

Finding ways to keep a loved one with you helps to ease the pang of separation in this timeless, deeply touching tale. (Ages 3-6)

The wagon is packed, and Mama and Papa are ready to begin the long journey to Oregon, but Lydia isn't ready to say good-bye to Grandma. Who will braid Lydia's hair each morning and tell her stories? Who will build boats with her made of twigs and leaves? How can you possibly say good-bye to someone you love so very much? Set in the time of the great westward expansion, this poignant story speaks to every reader who has ever been parted from someone he or she holds dear. It tells of a love that is big enough to span impossible distances -- yet small enough to be carried inside our hearts.

Item No. 9780763631109
$15.99
Brown Book Plate & My Little Grandmother Often Forgets - Hardcover
Lindbergh, Reeve

Free book plate autographed by Kathryn Brown with purchase.

A child's love for a grandmother with memory loss shines through in this deeply personal and lyrical tale from author Reeve Lindbergh.

Sometimes Tom's grandmother forgets the way home from the market, or that Tom's name is Tom and not Roy. But Tom doesn't mind. He loves to help his grandmother and just spend time with her. The special bond between a beloved grandmother affected by memory loss and her devoted grandson is described in Reeve Lindbergh's most personal book for children, one that is based on her own and her son's relationship with her mother in the last years of her life. Kathryn Brown's watercolor illustrations tenderly capture the unique characters -- and the love that is universal.

Item No. 9780763619893
$16.99
Brown Book Plate & Nora's Chicks - Hardcover
MacLachlan, Patricia

Free book plate autographed by Kathryn Brown with purchase.

From Newbery Medalist Patricia MacLachlan comes a reassuring story about new beginnings and making friends.

Nora and her family have just arrived from Russia and are making a new home on the American frontier. The prairie is very different from the forested hills Nora is used to. Most of all, it's lonely. Papa has the cows he sings to as he milks them. Baby brother Milo has a dog to follow him wherever he goes. But Nora has no one and nothing to call her own until Papa brings home a dozen chicks and two geese. Nora names each one, and they follow her everywhere -- even to church! But what will happen when one of her beloved chicks goes missing?

Item No. 9780763647537
$15.99
Brown Book Plate & The Quite Contrary Man - Hardcover
Hyatt, Patricia Rusch

Free book plate autographed by Kathryn Brown with purchase.

In early-nineteenth-century New England, folks considered a clean chin a sign of godliness. Born into this buttoned-up, strict society, Joseph Palmer stood out from childhood as someone who liked to do things his own way. A friend to Ralph Waldo Emerson and the Alcotts, Palmer lived by his own code and grew a belly-flowing beard that made his neighbors so crazy that they tried forcibly to shave him. He fought back and ended up in prison for a year. His cause became a local sensation, and a few short decades later a president of the United States--Abraham Lincoln--would wear a beard.

Narrated with the charm of a tall tale, this true story celebrates the long American history of nonconformity and encourages children to question social rules they may take for granted.

Praise for Quite Contrary Man
"She [Hyatt] cleanly lays out a morality tale that could prompt a healthy civics lesson. Brown's arch illustrations, in watercolor with pen and ink, nicely capture 19th-century New England."
-Kirkus Reviews

"Brown's warmhued watercolors reiterate the folk yarn feel with rustic touches. A spirited introduction to an iconoclastic 19th-century activist." -Publishers Weekly

Item No. 9780810940659
$16.95
Brown Book Plate & Tough Boris - Hardcover
Fox, Mem

Free book plate autographed by Kathryn Brown with purchase.

Boris von der Borch is a mean, greedy old pirate - tough as nails, through and through, like all pirates. Or is he? When a young boy sneaks onto Boris' ship, he discovers that Boris and his mates aren't quite what he expected.
Item No. 9780152896126
$16.99
Bruce's Big Move - Autographed
Ryan Higgins

After the events of Hotel Bruce, our favorite curmudgeonly bear shares his home with not only his four geese, but three rowdy mice besides! Fed up with their shenanigans, Bruce sets off to find a rodent-free household. But as usual, nothing goes quite according to plan. .

Item No. AUTORH3
$17.99
By Mouse & Frog - Autographed
Deborah Freedman

A spritely read-aloud about the challenges—and joys—of collaboration
 
Fastidious Mouse has one idea about how to tell a story. Free-spirited Frog has another. What happens when Frog crashes into Mouse's story with some wild ideas? Chaos!...followed by the discovery that working together means being willing to compromise—and that listening to one another can lead to the most beautiful stories of all. 

In her best book yet, the visionary creator of Blue Chicken and The Story of Fish and Snail has crafted another subtle, clever book-about-books that's also a delightfully entertaining story featuring adorable characters who will win readers' hearts.

Item No. AUTODF5
$16.99
Captain Underpants #1 (Autographed Softcover)

George and Harold have created the greatest superhero in the history of their elementary school--and now they're going to bring him to life! Meet Captain Underpants! His true identity is so secret, even HE doesn't know who he is!
Acclaimed author and Caldecott Honor illustrator Dav Pilkey provides young readers with the adventure of a lifetime in this outrageously funny, action-packed, easy-to-read chapter book. With hilarious pictures on every page, THE ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS is great for both beginning and chapter-book readers. And like Dav's other best-selling books of humor, it is sure to provide even the most reluctant readers with hours of fun.

Item No. AUTOPILKEY2
$5.99
Captain Underpants #1 Full Color (Autographed Hardcover)

Fourth-grade class clowns George Beard and Harold Hutchins have created the greatest superhero in the history of their elementary school -- and now they're going to bring him to life! Meet Captain Underpants! His true identity is SO secret, even HE doesn't know who he is!

This brand-new color edition includes an exclusive sixteen-page bonus section that reveals the TRUE origin of Captain Underpants!

Item No. AUTOPILKEY1
$9.99
Captain Underpants #2 Attack of the Talking Toilets (Autographed Softcover)

George and Harold are usually responsible kids...whenever anything bad happens, George and Harold are usually responsible! And it looks like they're up to their old tricks again! First, they ruined the school's science fair with a series of silly pranks. Then, they accidentally created an army of evil, vicious, talking toilets, intent on taking over the world. Who will stop the carnivorous commodes?!!!? This looks like a job for Captain Underpants!

Item No. AUTOPILKEY3
$5.99
Captain Underpants #3 Invasion of the Incredibly Naughty Cafeteria Ladies from Outer Space (Autographed Softcover)

George and Harold have played a trick or two on nearly everyone at Jerome Horwitz Elementary. When their latest prank causes the school's cranky cafeteria ladies to quit, Mr. Krupp hires a trio of unusual replacements -- who happen to look an awful lot like aliens! Will that curtain-caped crusader, Captain Underpants, save the day once more? Or will those outer-space cafeteria ladies have him for lunch?

Item No. AUTOPILKEY6
$5.99
Captain Underpants #4 Perilous Plot of Professor Poopypants (Autographed Hardcover)

George and Harold are fourth-grade buddies with a penchant for practical jokes. When the boys' latest prank drives their science teacher over the edge, their clueless principal, Mr. Krupp, quickly hires a replacement: Professor Pippy P. Poopypants. Of course, George and Harold can't resist making fun of the Professor's silly name. But then the Professor retaliates by forcing everyone in town to change their own names to be equally silly, with colossal consequences!

Item No. AUTOPILKEY7
$9.99
Captain Underpants #4 Perilous Plot of Professor Poopypants (Autographed Softcover)

George and Harold aren't bad kids. They just like to "liven things up" for everybody. Unfortunately, their thoughtful jokes sometimes get them into a LOT of trouble. And when Professor Pippy P. Poopypants becomes their new science teacher...well, George and Harold almost cause the entire planet to be taken over by a maniacal, mad-scientist guy in a giant robot suit! Who will stop the perilous plot of Poopypants?!!? This looks like a job for Captain Underpants!

Item No. AUTOPILKEY8
$5.99
Captain Underpants #6 Big Bad Battle of the Bionic Booger Boy Part 1 (Autographed Softcover)

Dav Pilkey's newest epic novel finds George, Harold, and everyone's favorite superhero in their stickiest situation yet. This time, the boys' latest prank has snotty school brainiac Melvin Sneedley in a stink. And when Melvin tries to transform himself into a bionic-powered superboy, things go from bad to boogers, literally, and the Bionic Booger Boy is born!

With fun Flip-O-Rama and loads of laffs, here's another excellent adventure that will leave Captain Underpants fans begging for more. SPECIAL BONUS CLIFFHANGER ENDING INCLUDED!

Item No. AUTOPILKEY12
$5.99
Captain Underpants #7 The Big Bad Battle of the Bionic Booger Boy Part 2 (Autographed Softcover)
Dav Pilkey

Just when they thought they were out, it pulls them back in! Our heroes beat the Bionic Booger Boy, but they forgot about those rascally Robo-Boogers. Join George, Harold, Mr. Krupp, Melvin Sneedly, and Sulu the Bionic Hamster on an adventure that will take them into the deepest regions of outer space and back through time to the mysterious and uncharted world of the day before yesterday! It's a monster-mashin', robo-wranglin', time-travelin', brain-switchin', nose-pickin' good time!

Item No. AUTOPILKEY13
$5.99
Cars Go - Autographed
Steve Light

Little ones will enjoy revving up their reading with these eight noisy cars as they honk, clank, vroom, and zoom their way through this lively book! The sturdy pages feature a police car, pick-up truck, sports car, monster truck, and many more, accompanied by a cacophony of sounds sure to charm any young vehicle enthusiast.

Item No. LIGHT10
$9.99
Charlie The Ranch Dog - Autographed
Drummond, Ree

Autographed by illustrator Diane deGroat

Ree Drummond, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Pioneer Woman Cooks series of books, introduces us to her lovable hound Charlie in Charlie the Ranch Dog.

With expressive illustrations by Diane deGroat, a delicious recipe from Ree Drummond, and the hilarious antics of Charlie, this hardcover picture book is an excellent gift.

Meet Charlie. He's a ranch dog. Breakfast is his life, especially when bacon is involved. Charlie has dangly ears, floppy skin, and big fat paws. And he loves living in the country. That's because he works like a dog...fixing fences, gardening, and helping his family out on the range. A ranch dog's work is never done!

This endearing picture book for dog lovers everywhere shows readers that even though you may love bacon and naps most of all, working on the ranch is all about hard work and determination. A New York Times bestseller!

Item No. 9780061996559
$16.99
Chew, Chew, Gulp! - Autographed
Lauren Thompson & Jarrett J. Krosoczka

Autographed by illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka

Bestselling Little Quack author Lauren Thompson and acclaimed illustrator Jarrett Krosoczka have teamed up to show you just how much fun eating can be. Crunching, munching, gobbling, or guzzling--there are so many different ways to do it! And you can try them all.

This bright, rhythmic book is perfect for the youngest chompers and gulpers. Each page has a big, bold toddler face, minimal rhyming text, and a corresponding label for the food being eaten. So meal time isn't just delicious - it's enlightening too!

Item No. AUTOKRO18
$14.99
Chuck and Woodchuck-Autographed
Bell, Cece
From award-winning talent Cece Bell, a sweetly offbeat story about two shy first-graders and the woodchuck who helps them become friends.

When Caroline's classmate Chuck brings Woodchuck to show-and-tell, Woodchuck is so funny that their teacher says he can come to school every day! Woodchuck is friendly to everyone, but he's especially sweet to Caroline. He gives her Chuck's hat when her ears get cold and Chuck's cupcake when she drops hers. But when Caroline forgets her lines during the class play, it's not Woodchuck who comes to the rescue. A perfect read-aloud for facilitating friendships, this charming story recognizes that sometimes, making a connection takes time -- but is worth the wait.

Item No. 9780763675240
$15.99