Amy Timberlake, Egg Marks the Spot: Skunk and Badger 2!

cover art for Egg Marks the Spot by Amy TimberlakeTuesday, September 21st, 2021, 7pm EST. Online only, via Zoom Webinar. Registration required: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/166527928517

Newbery Honor winning author Amy Timberlake joins Gibson's Bookstore virtually to present her second Skunk and Badger book, Egg Marks the Spot! This delightful soft-heartedly whimsical book has been charming our booksellers and their children, and it will fill your heart and charm you too. Amy is joined in conversation by author Kate Hannigan (Cape, Mask, and Boots). 

A signed bookplate is included with your purchase of Egg Marks the Spot from Gibson's Bookstore.

“X Marks the Spot!”

Buried in the heart of every animal is a secret treasure. For rock scientist Badger, it’s the Spider Eye Agate he found as a cub, stolen years ago by his crafty cousin, Fisher. For Badger’s roommate, Skunk, the treasure is Sundays with the New Yak Times Book Review. When an old acquaintance, Mr. G. Hedgehog, announces his plan to come for the Book Review as soon as it thumps on the doorstep, Skunk decides an adventure will solve Badger’s problems as well as his own. Surprisingly, Badger agrees. Together they set off on an agate-finding expedition at Badger’s favorite spot on Endless Lake.

But all is not as it seems at Campsite #5. Fisher appears unexpectedly. Then a chicken arrives who seems intent on staying. Something is up!

About the author: Amy Timberlake’s novels for young readers have received a Newbery Honor, an Edgar Award, a Golden Kite Award, and the China Times Best Book Award. She grew up in Hudson, Wisconsin, but now calls Chicago home. She is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College, and holds an MA in English and Creative Writing from the University of Illinois. You can find her walking on Chicago’s Lakefront Trail on cool, crisp fall days. 

Kate Hannigan writes fiction and nonfiction for young readers. Her historical fantasy series CAPE, MASK, and BOOTS (Simon & Schuster/Aladdin) blends graphic-novel elements with traditional storytelling. CAPE, Book 1 in The League of Secret Heroes series, received the Oklahoma Book Award and was recently optioned for film. Kate’s nonfiction graphic novel THE GREAT CHICAGO FIRE (First Second) was a 2021 Excellence in Graphic Literature Award Finalist. And her historical mystery THE DETECTIVE'S ASSISTANT won SCBWI’s 2016 Golden Kite Award. Visit her online at KateHannigan.com

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Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 7:00pm
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Egg Marks the Spot (Skunk and Badger 2) Cover Image
By Amy Timberlake, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781643750064
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Algonquin Young Readers - September 14th, 2021

When roommates Skunk and Badger head out on a rock-finding expedition, they find surprises behind every boulder in this follow-up to the bestselling, award-winning Skunk and Badger.

"X Marks the Spot "


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Skunk and Badger (Skunk and Badger 1) Cover Image
By Amy Timberlake, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781643750057
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Algonquin Young Readers - September 15th, 2020

Learn how Skunk and Badger first became roommates before embarking on their latest adventure, Egg Marks the Spot, now on sale!

Best Book of 2020: People * Kirkus Reviews Booklist  * School Library Journal * Publishers Weekly * Shelf Awareness for Readers * New York Public Library *


Cape (The League of Secret Heroes #1) Cover Image
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$8.99
ISBN: 9781534439122
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Aladdin - May 5th, 2020

“Readers…will be enamored by this blend of history, mystery, and superpowered action.” —Booklist (starred review)
“Has the exciting pace of a superhero adventure.” —Kirkus Reviews

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Mask (The League of Secret Heroes #2) Cover Image
By Kate Hannigan, Patrick Spaziante (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781534439153
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Aladdin - July 6th, 2021

“Pitch-perfect action scenes…A winning blend of comedy, superheroics, inspirational women from history, and puzzle-solving.” —Kirkus Reviews

A trio of young superheroes try to thwart a spy in this second book in the action-packed, comics-inspired adventure series that’s Hidden Figures meets Wonder Woman!

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Boots (The League of Secret Heroes #3) Cover Image
By Kate Hannigan, Patrick Spaziante (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534439177
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Aladdin - August 3rd, 2021

The League of Secret Heroes travel to Paris on their most critical mission yet in this third book in the action-packed, comics-inspired adventure series that’s Hidden Figures meets Wonder Woman!

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