Window Wednesday

#WindowWednesday: We are incredibly fortunate to have stores create window features of our books. We want to highlight their amazing work here on our blog for you to see (and perhaps you’ll discover a new local bookstore).

Mabel’s Fables
662 Mt Pleasant Road, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M4S 2N3

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You’re Invited to the Launch of How to Make Friends with a Ghost

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Please join Rebecca Green at Parnassus Books for the launch of her debut picture book, How to Make Friends with a Ghost.

When: Saturday, September 9, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm
Where: Parnassus Books
Address: 3900 Hillsboro Pike, Suite 14, Nashville, TN 37215
Telephone: 615-953-2243

Come eat worm tarts and earwax truffles and drink cider!
Enter a raffle for a ghostly prize!
Listen to Rebecca Green read her debut picture book!
Get your picture taken with a ghost!
Hear a magical tune by Emily Arrow!

Window Wednesday

#WindowWednesday: We are incredibly fortunate to have stores create window features of our books. We want to highlight their amazing work here on our blog for you to see (and perhaps you’ll discover a new local bookstore).

Type Books
883 Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M6J 1G5
Window design: Kalpna Patel
Photography: Serah-Marie McMahon

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Pre-Order How to Make Friends with a Ghost

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Ghosts need friends too. Here’s your chance to make a felt ghost in preparation for the arrival of How to Make Friends with a Ghost by Rebecca Green on September 5, 2017.

Instructions

Step 1: Pre-order the book. (You can pre-order from anywhere – even your favorite local bookstore and e-books count, too.)

Step 2: Fill out the form between July 17, 2017 to July 23, 2017 to confirm your pre-order.

Step 3: Once we receive your form, we will send you a “How to Make a Ghost Friend” craft kit or a limited edition READ art print.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: If I already pre-ordered the book, am I still eligible for a gift?
A: Yes! As long as you fill in our form between Monday, July 17, 2017 to Sunday, July 23, 2017.

Q: Is this only open to Canada and the United States of America?
A: Yes, this is for North America only. We are very sorry, international friends!

Q: Can I pick between the two gifts?
A: Unfortunately, no. We will fulfill the pre-orders as they come in to receive one of the two gifts.

Q: What does the “How to Make a Ghost Friend” craft kit include?
A: It includes an instruction sheet, a ghost stencil, two white-colored felt patches, a bundle of stuffing, and a needle and thread. You will need to use your own scissors, pink colored pencil, and black permanent marker.

Q: What does the READ art print look like?
A: It is an 8″ x 8″ card printed on 16 pt uncoated stock. Perfect for framing!

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#Tundra50 Rep Search: Fall 2017

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Tundra is celebrating 50 years and we want you to help us spread the word!

We are looking to choose 10 people with instagram accounts to become #Tundra50 Reps for our fall season. Here’s how you can enter:

  • You must be following @TundraBooks on instagram.
  • You must be a resident of Canada or the United States of America.
  • Your instagram account must be public.
  • You must be 18 years of age or have parental permission.
  • Entries will be accepted until Sunday, July 16, 2017 at 11:59 pm EST.

Upon being selected, you will be receiving Tundra books published in September and October – along with some other special treats and goodies. You will have to post at least 3 times each month from September to December, featuring the books sent to you. Please tag @TundraBooks in your photos and use the hashtags #Tundra50 along with #PRHPartner. Please make sure that the disclosure occurs before the “expand” or “more” button in the caption. The partnership cannot be buried after. If you post a video, please include “Sponsored by Tundra Books” within the video itself either verbally or through text on the screen.

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If you were chosen as a spring 2017 or summer 2017 rep, you are welcome to re-apply! Thank you for signing up and helping us connect to readers everywhere with the books they love. We look forward to working with you!

#Tundra50 Tote Bag Auction

Tundra Books is turning 50! To celebrate we asked some of our illustrators to decorate the back of our limited edition #Tundra50 tote bags. Now you can own a one-of-kind work of art from your favourite picture book artist!

All proceeds from the auction will be donated to IBBY, a non-profit organization representing a network of people committed to bringing books and children together all over the world. For more information about IBBY please visit www.ibby.org.

This auction will run from Friday, June 23 to Friday, July 28th 2017. Minimum bid is $10 and all bids must be made in $5 increments.

Visit www.Tundra50.com to view the entire collection and to make your bids!

2017 ALA Annual Conference

ala-ac-2017Dear book lovers,

Tundra Books is exhibiting at ALA Annual this year with a very special anniversary in mind. Paired with the great city of Chicago and all its art, we’re bringing something special to the exhibit floor on opening night!

Please say hello to our wonderful marketing and publicity colleagues, Sylvia and Vikki, along with our esteemed publisher, Tara at booth #3826. They will be happy to tell you about our new and upcoming books or to answer any questions you may have. Here is our schedule of booth events:

Friday, June 23, 2017
#Tundra50 Pop-Up Gallery
We asked our illustrators to craft something on the back of our #Tundra50 anniversary tote bags. What they came up with blew us away! As a special treat to ALA Annual attendees, we are having a pop-up gallery from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm on Friday, June 23, 2017. Join us at booth 3826 for our original art showcase, it’s for one-night only!
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Saturday, June 24, 2017
REBECCA GREEN will be signing How to Make Friends with a Ghost art cards from 10:00 am to 10:30 am in the morning and 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm in the afternoon.
ASHLEY SPIRES will be signing Over-Scheduled Andrew and Edie’s Ensembles from 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm.

Sunday, June 25, 2017
MARTHE JOCELYN will be signing Sam Sorts from 11:00 am to 11:30 am.

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Saturday to Monday only: If you’ve got your aisle-by-aisle coupon filled out, you can exchange it for our #Tundra50 Anniversary tote bag (while supplies last)!
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Follow @TundraBooks and @alaannual on twitter or instagram. You can also follow #alaac17 for the latest news and updates! We’ll be posting reminders using the ALA hashtag.