Byrd’s Books Summer Bookmark Contest- May 1st-31st

Design a bookmark inspired by your favorite book! You could win a Gift Certificate for $25.00 and 25 of your bookmarks in print for you to give to friends and WE will pass out the five winning designs all summer! The contest runs the month of May and will be judged by BethelArts.

ONE winning bookmark will be produced from EACH of the following 5 categories:

K – 3rd Grades, 4th – 5th Grades6th -8th Grades, 9th -12th Grades and we have added an Adult category!

Note- the size of the space for the bookmark is actually 2 inches wide by 6 inches high.

Click HERE for form.

Artwork and completed entry forms must be returned to Byrd’s Books by Wednesday May 31st at end of day.

 

 

 

 

Book Signing with Wendell Minor

Please join us for a very special book signing with Wendell Minor on Saturday June 3rd at 3:00pm.

About the book:

A summer classic by two masters, reissued and redesigned for contemporary audiences.

Wendell Minor’s elegant artwork and Charlotte Zolotow’s simple, evocative prose brings a day at the beach vividly to life as a boy and his mother imagine what it would be like to spend a day at the seashore. To save a spot, or purchase a book, click HERE.

About the illustrator:

Wendell Minor has illustrated numerous award-winning picture books, including Reaching for the Moon by Buzz Aldrin, Galapagos George by Jean Craighead George, and If You Were a Panda Bear by his wife, Florence Minor. Mr. Minor’s art has been exhibited at the Norman Rockwell Museum, among other prestigious institutions throughout the country. He lives in rural Connecticut with Florence and their two cats.

To order a signed book for delivery, click HERE.

Can’t make it? Call the store and we will hold a signed book for you!

A few of the other books illustrated by Wendell Minor:

Welcome to Byrd’s Books!

Byrd’s Books is a general bookstore that carries only new titles, with a special focus on Bethel authors, Connecticut authors, poets, publishers and illustrators. Additionally, we carry greeting cards, gifts, take special orders and offer gift cards. We will have exciting author events throughout the year, often on Sunday afternoons at 1:00 p.m. in the Upstairs Gallery across the hall from the bookstore. Events are posted regularly on the website.

Byrd’s Books is on the second floor and is accessible through Molten Java coffee shop in its new location in Dolan Plaza.

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