Story Time w Alex Willan

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Saturday, July 27, 2019 - 11:00am
1313 Bardstown Rd
Louisville, KY 40204

Join us for Story Time with Louisville native Alex Willan! He'll be reading from his book Jasper and Ollie. This book is recommended for ages 4-7, but all are welcome!

About the book: Two funny, unlikely friends—a thoughtful sloth and an impatient fox—make their big debut in this hilarious new picture book celebrating friendship and the wonderful ways in which we’re all different.

Best friends Jasper and Ollie decide to go to the pool. On your mark, get set…WAIT! As Jasper races ahead—crashing into the mailman, speeding past the ice cream truck—Ollie takes his sweet time, pausing to admire a butterfly, smell a daisy, and help the mailman pick up his letters! 

Alex Willan grew up in Louisville, Kentucky, where he was seldom seen without his sketchbook in hand. His love of drawing led him to earn a BFA in illustration from Savannah College of Art and Design. Alex has exhibited in art galleries and has painted murals, theater sets, and squirmy kids’ faces, but his true love has always been children’s books. He lives in Chicago with his dog, Harley. Jasper & Ollie is Alex’s first book. See more of his work at alexwillan.com, and follow him on Instagram at @alexwillan.

Jasper & Ollie Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525645214
Availability: On Our Shelves Now, Please Click Through for Each Location's Stock
Published: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - May 28th, 2019

Two funny, unlikely friends—a thoughtful sloth and an impatient fox—make their big debut in this hilarious new picture book celebrating friendship and the wonderful ways in which we're all different.


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