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Lunar New Year Celebration

Lunar New Year CelebrationJoin us for a celebration of Year of the Rooster! We’ll have a Lunar New Year themed Kid’s Craft Time from 11 – 12  and then a special guest visit from author, Shirin Yim Bridges (Ruby’s Wish) and a special screening of the movie, Goldy Luck and the Three Pandas, based on the book of the same name by Natasha Yim, from 2-4 in the afternoon.

Join us for this fun celebration of the Year of the Rooster!

About Shirin Yim Bridges (courtesy of Goosebottom Books):


Shirin Yim Bridges has successfully transitioned from author (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, HarperCollins/Greenwillow, Chronicle Books) to self-publisher, to award-winning publisher (Goosebottom Books). She is the author of Ruby’s Wish, a Publishers Weekly Best Children’s Book and winner of the Ezra Jack Keats Award; The Umbrella Queen, which made TIME magazine’s Top 10 list for 2008; and Mary Wrightly So Politely, which launched in April 2013 to starred reviews in Kirkus, Publishers Weekly, and Shelf Awareness.

Shirin is also the head goose of Goosebottom Books, and the proud publisher of The Thinking Girl’s Treasury of Dastardly Dames, named one of the Top 10 Nonfiction Series for Youth 2012 by the American Library Association; The Thinking Girl’s Treasury of Real Princesses, a medalist at the 2011 Independent Publishers’ Book Awards; and Horrible Hauntings, an International Reading Association Children’s Choice.

She has taught and discussed writing and publishing at the Asian Festival for Children’s Content, the Mendocino Coast Writers’ Conference, Write On The Sound, the Book Passage Children’s Writers and Illustrators Conference, NSW Writers’ Centre, Stanford University, University of Washington, Dominican University, San Francisco State University, Illinois State University, and the College of San Mateo. She has lived in many countries around the world, and now nests in California.

Photo by In Her Image Photography