Local author/artist/creator Jim Benton, announces his new picture book for children 3-5 years, published by Scholastic Publishing. The book is called THE END (ALMOST) and The Huffington Post lists it as one of twenty terrific books to read with your kids this spring.
When Donut the bear is told his story is over and he has to leave, he donut want to do it. After all, he hasn't had a chance to have any fun! Will Donut's sneaky schemes and elaborate disguises be enough to keep his story from ending?
Donut's silly antics in this clever picture book from New York Times bestselling author Jim Benton are sure to delight kids who never want their favorite stories to reach The End.
Jim will be signing copies of The End (Almost) at Books-A-Million in Beverly Hills, Michigan, on Saturday, April 19th, at 2:00 PM. The store is at 31150 Southfield Road, Beverly Hills, MI 48026. Store phone: 248-723-7106.
Jim is the author and artist of Dear Dumb Diary®, a New York Times Bestselling series published by Scholastic which has sold more than 8.5 million books, and is printed in 18 languages. Jim is also the creator of many licensed properties, including It’s Happy Bunny®, the licensing hit that has generated over ¾ of a billion dollars at retail. The It’s Happy Bunny books have been chosen three times by the American Librarians Association as their top picks for teen readers, and It’s Happy Bunny programs have taken top awards from the Licensing Industry Merchandising Association five times. Jim’s anti-drug program for middle school kids for The Partnership for a Drug-Free America has won three Addy awards and a Governor’s Award. Jim’s series Franny K. Stein™, published by Simon & Schuster, has sold over a million books, and The National cartoonist Society (NCS) awarded Jim with a Reuben award in the Greeting Card division.
Jim Benton lives in Bloomfield, Michigan. Visit him online at www.jimbenton.com and on Twitter @JimBenton.
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Metro Detroit Mommy and one lucky fan will receive a signed copy of The End (Almost) in exchange for this promotional post.