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"Happy Birthday, Maine!" by Lynn Plourde

Mar 14, 2020
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Bangor Public Library
145 Harlow Street
Bangor, Maine 04401

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Come celebrate Maine's 200th birthday with Lynn Plourde and her two new books!

"Happy Birthday, Maine!" written by Lynn Plourde and illustrated by Mark Ricketts.

Maine is turning 200 and Paul Bunyan and his friend Moose want to throw a party as big as they are. With the help of their friends, they plan a spectacular bash and invite every Mainer, as well as anyone from away who would like to attend. Culminating in a grand celebration, this book, weaving in elements of Maine facts and history, is itself a bicentennial celebration of Maine that will help the youngest readers come to love this special place.
"The Boy Whose Face Froze Like That," written by Lynn Plourde and illustrated by Russ Cox.

Wendell is a good kid -- he wouldn't make faces if his parents told him not to, even if all his friends were making faces. But what harm would it do to make a funny face in the mirror if no one could see him? A lot of harm! Unlucky Wendell becomes the first kid in history whose face freezes in place! Wendell, his parents, and his dog try everything to unfreeze his face, but nothing works. Will Wendell ever get his face unfrozen? And what will his family think of him if his face is stuck like that forever? Find out in this charming, silly, and ultimately heartfelt story by dynamic duo Lynn Plourde and Russ Cox.
Books will be available for purchase.