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Once Upon a Book (Pre-Order)

Once Upon a Book - Pre-Order

Special Offer: Pre-order a copy of Once Upon a Book and receive a link for a Virtual Author Visit with Kate Messner and Grace Lin webinar on January 31st! More details here.

Please note this book releases February 7, 2023 and will ship on or after this date.  All books will receive a signed bookplate by both author Kate Messner and illustrator Grace Lin.

From award-winning and bestselling picture book creators Grace Lin and Kate Messner comes a modern folktale about the joy of reading.

Once upon a time, there was a girl. She went to a place alive with colors, where even the morning dew was warm.

Alice loves to imagine herself in the magical pages of her favorite book. So when it flaps its pages and invites her in, she is swept away to a world of wonder and adventure, riding camels in the desert, swimming under the sea with colorful fish, floating in outer space, and more! But when her imaginative journey comes to an end, she yearns for the place she loves best of all.

Paired with vibrant illustrations, this lyrical, expressive story invites the reader to savor each page and indulge in the power of imagination.