HMS Illustrator Event

Friday, December 8, 2017

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Exciting News!

Shelli Paroline and Braden Lamb, an Eisner-award winning art team, are coming to Hampden Meadows School on Friday, December 8 to share their creative lives with our students. They will meet with each grade level to do a hands-on assembly where students will get a chance to unleash their creativity.


This talented couple has colored for Raina Telgemeier's graphic novels, illustrated for many graphic novels and series, as well as created their own graphic novels. Students will enjoy getting the "inside scoop" on what it is like to be able to harness your creativity for a career.


To see more of Shelli Paroline's work click here for her website.


To see more of Braden Lamb's work click here for his website.


You can purchase their titles ahead of time through any bookseller you wish and send the book in with your child by Thursday, December 7 if you'd like Shelli and Braden to sign it. Barrington Books has ordered three of the books below that you can purchase before the event.

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Fable Comics

From classics like "The Tortoise and the Hare" and "The Grasshopper and the Ants" to obscure gems like "The Frogs Who Desired a King," Fable Comics has something to offer every reader. Twenty-eight fables from different cultures and traditions are wonderfully adapted and illustrated in comics format by twenty-six different cartoonists. Edited by New York Times bestselling Fairy Tale Comics' Chris Duffy, this jacketed hardcover is a beautiful gift and an instant classic.
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Making Scents

Mickey isn't quite like his brothers and sisters. They're all stronger, faster, and have a much better sense of smell. That s because his "brothers and sisters" are dogs bloodhounds, to be exact. Mickey s mom and dad are crazy about canines. Their dogs are the loves of their lives and their livelihood. So, naturally, they re raising their son as if he was a dog, and Mickey wants nothing more than to make his parents proud.

Just as Mickey is mastering the art of sniffing, a tragic accident forever changes his happy family. Mickey is sent to live with relatives he's never met, relatives who are not fond of kids . . . and who hate dogs!
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Adventure Time Vol. 4

The highly anticipated fourth volume of the all-ages bestseller Adventure Time is here!

After a nice battle of ice and saving princess, Finn and Jake discover a series of dungeons just ready for exploring! It's a fun time with pals and...the Ice King?! Collecting the latest arc of the fan-favorite series with loads of extra materials in this beautiful hardcover edition!