Bestselling Author, Laura Numeroff, Syracuse Civic Center, Carrier Theater


Bestselling Author, Laura Numeroff
Sunday, October 5, 2008 at 3:00 pm
Syracuse Civic Center, Carrier Theater

[Skaneateles, NY]  Creekside Books & Coffee, an independent bookstore and coffeehouse in Skaneateles, is thrilled to host Laura Numeroff’s visit to Syracuse’s John H. Mulroy Civic Center, Carrier Theater on Sunday, October 5, 2008 at 3:00 pm.

“I am thrilled to be bringing award winning author, Laura Numeroff to Central New York,” says Erika Davis, owner of Creekside Books and Coffee.  “Her books have captured the hearts of not only children for so many years, but their parents and teachers as well.”

ABOUT Laura Numeroff
Laura Numeroff is the best-selling author of a number of books for children, including If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, If You Give a Moose a Muffin, If You Give a Pig a Pancake, If You Take a Mouse to the Movies, If You Take a Mouse to School and If You Give a Pig a Party, illustrated by Felicia Bond; The Chicken Sisters, illustrated by Sharleen Collicott and Laura Numeroff’s 10-Step Guide to Living with Your Monster illustrated by Nate Evans. She lives in Los Angeles, California, but still loves to travel back to New York.

Her visit includes a reading of the book, question & answers, and plenty of time to personally sign copies of the book.

ABOUT If You Give a Cat a Cupcake™
The loveable cat who first appeared in the mega-selling book, If You Give a Pig a Party is back in his very own book.  In IF YOU GIVE A CAT A CUPCAKE, the seventh book in the #1 New York Times best-selling If You Give… book™ series, Cat celebrates the joys of being a kid.  He builds sand castles at the beach, rides the merry-go-round in the park, visits the dinosaur exhibit at the museum and ends his day with every kid’s favorite treat… a cupcake!
In 2000, Oprah Winfrey called If You Give a Pig a Pancake her “favorite book for children” and featured it on her “My Favorite Things” Christmas 2000 episode.  During the 2001 Inauguration, First Lady Laura Bush honored the creators of the If You Give…book™ series at “Laura Bush Celebrates American Authors,” and she invited Laura Numeroff to the White House for the 2004 Easter Egg Roll.  Recently, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie was a featured question on Jeopardy!, and was mentioned in the movie Air Force One. 
PRAISE FOR If You Give . . . Books™
If You Give a Pig a Pancake: “Each plot twist is as compelling as it is silly…” — FamilyFun Magazine

If You Take a Mouse to School: “Only Laura Numeroff and Felicia Bond could make school this much fun!”  — New York Post

If You Give a Moose a Muffin: “Great Fun…Numeroff and Bond have another clear winner…”
— Publishers Weekly

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie: “A light confection that is as suited to use in preschool story hours as it is for beginning readers.”  —School Library Journal

If You Take a Mouse to the Movies:  “If you give a child this book, you’ll be reading it frequently.” —Chicago Tribune