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School Visit with Ben Guterson

Event date: 
Monday, November 5, 2018 - 8:00am
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Private Off-Site Event

Author Ben Guterson will be visitng schools with Once Upon A Time Bookstore.

About the Book: Eleven-year-old Elizabeth spends Christmas break at Winterhouse Hotel under strange circumstances. There, she discovers that she has magic, and her love of puzzles helps her solve a mystery in this enchanting urban fantasy debut--the first book in a trilogy set in a magical hotel full of secrets.

About the AuthorBen Guterson was born and raised in Seattle. Before working at Microsoft as a Program Manager, Ben spent a decade teaching public school on the Navajo Reservation in New Mexico and in rural Colorado. He has written features and book reviews for newspapers, magazines, and websites, as well as a nature-travel guide to the Southwest. Ben and his family live in the foothills of the Cascades east of Seattle. Winterhouse is his first book.

Winterhouse Cover Image
By Ben Guterson, Chloe Bristol (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250294197
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Square Fish - October 30th, 2018

Winterhouse Cover Image
By Ben Guterson, Chloe Bristol (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250123886
Availability: Not in Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - January 2nd, 2018

The Secrets of Winterhouse Cover Image
By Ben Guterson, Chloe Bristol (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250123909
Availability: Not in Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - December 31st, 2018

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