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School Visit with Seth Fishman

Event date: 
Monday, March 25, 2019 - 8:00am
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Private Off-Site Event

Local author Seth Fishman will be visitng schools with Once Upon A Time Bookstore. 

About the book: This captivating and educational picture book from Seth Fishman and Isabel Greenberg introduces young readers to basic facts about energy and the human body. Fun, informative and accessible, Power Up is perfect for classroom and family sharing. A great title to read along with Andrea Beaty's Ada Twist, Scientist and Oliver Jeffers's Here We Are.

Did you know there is enough energy in your pinkie finger to power an entire city? And that everything you do--running, jumping, playing, and exploring--uses that same energy inside of you?

In the companion to the acclaimed A Hundred Billion Trillion Stars, Seth Fishman and Isabel Greenberg explore the relationship between energy and the human body, breaking down complicated concepts into small, child-friendly segments. Seth Fishman's playful text explores the science behind the most energetic kids, while Isabel Greenberg's vibrant illustrations offer plenty for children to explore in multiple readings.

Ideal for curious kids and classroom learning, this engaging book.

Seth Fishman author photo

About the author: Seth Fishman can hold his breath for 163 seconds and likes to blink about 15,000 times a day. He has also written 2 books for teenagers. He lives with his family in Los Angeles, California. www.sethasfishman.com

Power Up Cover Image
By Seth Fishman, Isabel Greenberg (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062455796
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Greenwillow Books - March 19th, 2019

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A Hundred Billion Trillion Stars Cover Image
By Seth Fishman, Isabel Greenberg (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062455789
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Greenwillow Books - October 3rd, 2017

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