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Peter Lerangis signs SEVEN WONDERS BOOK 2: LOST IN BABYLON

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Percy Jackson meets Indiana Jones in the New York Times bestselling epic adventure Seven Wonders Lost in Babylon is the second book in a seven-book series, chronicling the adventures of Jack McKinley and his race to find the Loculi that have been hidden in the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. In Lost in Babylon, Jack travels to the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, where he discovers a world out of time and is faced with a dilemma unlike any he'd ever imagined.

Rick Riordan calls Seven Wonders "a high-octane mix of modern adventure and ancient secrets. The Colossus Rises is Lerangis's most gripping work yet. Young readers will love this story. I can't wait to see what's next in the Seven Wonders series "

Event date: 
Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 4:00pm
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160 Courthouse Sq
38655-3914 Oxford
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$17.99
ISBN: 9780062070432
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Published: HarperCollins Publishers - October 29th, 2013

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Loren Long signs AN OTIS CHRISTMAS

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It's Christmas eve on the farm where Otis and all of his friends live. The farmer has given Otis his first real Christmas present--a shiny new horn! A tree has been decorated, a big snowstorm is on its way, and all of the animals are excited. Best of all, one of the horses on the farm is about to give birth to a foal! Yet in the middle of the night the horse begins neighing in pain and when the farmer says, "We'd better get Doc Baker out here or we'll lose 'em both," Otis knows the horse is in trouble. Snow has been falling hard for hours and the roads are unpassable. How will they got Doc? Otis to the rescue! He knows a shortcut through the woods and he arrives at the doc's house flashing his headlights and revving his engine. When Doc fails to awake, Otis uses his new horn. Then, with Doc in tow, he races back to the farm just in time for a Christmas miracle . . . and the arrival of a new friend to play with.

A warm, feel-good Christmas story featuring everyone's favorite tractor, Otis, the friend you can always count on. From the creator of OTIS, OTIS AND THE PUPPY, and the illustrator of THE LITTLE ENGINE THAT COULD and OF THEE I SING by President Barack Obama.

About the Author


Loren Long has putt puff puttedy chuffed his way all over the bestseller lists with such titles as Otis, Otis and the Tornado, Otis and the Puppy, Drummer Boy, Toy Boat by Randall de Sève, and Mr. Peabody’s Apples by Madonna. He’s also had the opportunity to modernize the classic The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper and had the distinct honor of illustrating Of Thee I Sing by President Barack Obama.

A graduate of the American Academy of Art in Chicago, Loren lives in Ohio with his wife, Tracy, and their two sons.

Event date: 
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - 4:00pm
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160 Courthouse Sq
38655-3914 Oxford
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By Loren Long (Illustrator), Loren Long
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399163951
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Published: Philomel Books - October 22nd, 2013

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Jon Agee signs LITTLE SANTA

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Ever wonder what Santa was like as a child? Award-winning author/illustrator Jon Agee brings us the funny, playful answer in this Christmas picture book destined to become a classic.

Little Santa loves the North Pole. The rest of his family? Not so much. So, when they decide to move to Florida, Santa is miserable. Lucky for him, a blizzard foils their plans. The only way out of the house is up the chimney. Up goes Santa, to look for help, and along the way, he meets a reindeer and a large group of elves, who are more than eager to join in the rescue!

With the sly humor of Jon Klassen and the read-aloud pleasure of How the Grinch Stole Christmas, this tale of Santa’s beginnings is perfect for every kid’s holiday library.

About the Author


Jon Agee is the creator of many acclaimed books for children, including the New York Times Best Illustrated Book Terrific, ALA Notable Books Milo's Hat Trick and The Incredible Painting of Felix Clousseau, and a series of popular wordplay books including the IRA-CBC Children’s Choice book of palindromes, Go Hang a Salami! I'm a Lasagna Hog! Now a full-time author, he lives in San Francisco with his wife, Audrey, and their Havanese puppy, Charlotte.

Event date: 
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - 4:00pm
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160 Courthouse Sq
38655-3914 Oxford
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$17.99
ISBN: 9780803739062
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Published: Dial Books - October 17th, 2013

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John Bemelmans Marciano signs MADELINE AND THE OLD HOUSE IN PARIS

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Madeline and her favorite companion in mischief, Pepito, embark on their wildest adventure yet. When ghostly moans lead them to the attic of the old house in Paris, they discover Felix de La Morte, who has lingered there for hundreds of years, waiting for the return of a certain comet. With the comet due to return the very next day, the poor fellow’s telescope has been stolen by mean Lord Cucuface, and it is up to Madeline and Pepito to get it back. A nighttime trip across Paris, a midnight apparition, and all is happily resolved in time for the three new friends to view the comet on a starry night.

About the Author


John Bemelmans Marciano is the grandson of Ludwig Bemelmans, creator of the Madeline books. John has written and illustrated four books about Madeline, carrying on his grandfather’s legacy. John, his wife Andromache, and their daughter Galatea live in Brooklyn, New York.

Event date: 
Monday, October 21, 2013 - 5:00pm
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160 Courthouse Sq
38655-3914 Oxford
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ISBN: 9780670784851
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Published: Viking Children's Books - October 8th, 2013

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Laurie Fisher signs WHERE DO THEY GO ON GAME DAY?


We go to The Grove on Game Day to tailgate in style and hope for the Rebels to win. But what about the squirrels of Oxford who live in The Grove? Where do they go when their home is overrun with people and tents?

It is a question many have asked but few can answer...until now!

Join the squirrels one fall Saturday as they escape the crowds and take a squirrely jaunt about Oxford to discover new places and old history.

Event date: 
Saturday, October 12, 2013 - 10:00am
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160 Courthouse Sq
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T. A. Barron signs ATLANTIS RISING

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From T.A. Barron, the New York Times bestselling author of the Merlin Saga, comes a new fantasy world about the origins of Atlantis, perfect for fans of The Lord of the Rings, Eragon, The Beyonders and Percy Jackson and the Olympians.

In a magical land called Ellegandia, a young boy named Promi scrapes by, stealing pies, cakes and sweets to survive. But little does he know that his country is a pawn in an ages-old war between good and evil, battled both in the spirit realm and in the human world. Harboring secrets of his own, Promi teams up with a courageous girl named Atlanta and the two vow to save their land—and each other—no matter the cost. But their vow has greater repercussions than they ever could imagine—in fact, it may just bring about the creation of Atlantis, an island cut off from the rest of the world, where magic reigns supreme.

With his trademark action, adventure, and poignancy,master of fantasy, T.A. Barron explores a new mythology—the origin of the legendary isle of Atlantis. This book is perfect for fans of Rick Riordan, Brandon Mull, Christopher Paolini and, of course, T. A. Barron’s Merlin Saga.

Praise for T. A. Barron’s novels:

“Brilliant, significant, and illuminating . . . an intense and profoundly spiritual adventure.”—Lloyd Alexander

“A crescendo of miracles.”—Madeleine L’Engle

“Interesting and august . . . compelling.”—The New York Times

“In the best tradition . . . classic.”—Parents Magazine

About the Author


T.A. Barron was a Princeton grad, a Rhodes Scholar, and a highly successful business man before he returned to his true love: books for children. He is the New York Times bestselling author of the Merlin Saga, the Heartlight Saga, Tree Girl, The Hero's Trail, and many picture books. He has also created a Young Heros Award that rewards children who are heroic in their communities with a monetary prize for their achievements. He’s an environmental activist and is on the board of many corporations and charities. He lives in Boulder, Colorado, with his wife, five children, two dogs and two goats.

Event date: 
Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 4:00pm
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160 Courthouse Sq
38655-3914 Oxford
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$17.99
ISBN: 9780399257575
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Published: Philomel Books - September 26th, 2013

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