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October 2019

ADVANCED KIDS COMIC WORKSHOP with Mr. Todd Tevlin

ADVANCED KIDS COMIC WORKSHOP with Mr. Todd

October 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

ADVANCED KIDS COMIC WORKSHOP with Mr. Todd WEDNESDAY, OCT.2 to NOV.6 (6-7pm each week) AGES: 12+ -or- have taken Beginner KCW 6 week course* SIX WEEK CLASS $80 PER CHILD – ALL MATERIALS INCLUDED This Advanced Comic Workshop is aimed for older kids and goes even deeper in the comic making process. They will learn in depth character design, script writing, drawing techniques, shading, professional level speech bubbles, shot composition, panel layout and flow, thumbnailing, and a six page comic…

$80
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Raina Telgemeier Guts Book tour

Raina Telgemeier – Guts Tour – Keating Center for Performing Arts

October 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Keating Center for Performing Arts at Kirkwood High School, 801 W. Essex
Kirkwood, MO 63122

*** This event is SOLD OUT *** The Novel Neighbor is thrilled to welcome beloved graphic novelist Raina Telgemeier to St. Louis for a very special evening! Raina Telgemeier has been captivating readers young and old for years, and once again she brings us a thoughtful, charming, and funny true story about growing up and gathering the courage to face — and conquer — your fears. Telgemeier will give a dynamic presentation and answer audience questions, and ticket holders will…

$16
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Character Design class with Todd Tevlin

CHARACTER DESIGN* with Mr. Todd

October 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

CHARACTER DESIGN* with Mr. Todd THURSDAY, OCT.3 to OCT.17 (6-7pm each week) THREE WEEK COURSE AGES: 9+ – $40 PER CHILD ALL MATERIALS INCLUDED This class focuses on just drawing characters, whether they are cartoony or realistic is up to the child as the same techniques apply to both! A lot of drawing principles will be taught, including facial expressions and how to draw facial proportions properly, as well as the ‘how many heads high’ scale, height/weight variations, different views…

$40
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HOW TO DRAW GRAVITY FALLS with Mr. Todd

October 6 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

HOW TO DRAW GRAVITY FALLS with Mr. Todd SUNDAY, OCT.6 (3:30-4:30pm) AGES: 7-11 – $10 PER CHILD ALL MATERIALS INCLUDED Mr. Todd will give step by step instruction in how to draw two characters from the cartoon, GRAVITY FALLS. Characters taught are voted on by the kids in class! Limited seating, sign up ASAP! Registration OPENS 9/6/19 REGISTRATION PAGE (external site) NOTE: Mr. Todd is not affiliated with Novel Neighbor. Questions about this class or availability should be directed to…

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Hena Khan - More to the Story book

Author Event – Hena Khan – More to the Story

October 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Next Door @ The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Blvd
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

The author of Amina’s Voice comes to The Novel Neighbor with her new middle grade book More to the Story, inspired by Louisa May Alcott’s beloved classic, Little Women, featuring four sisters from a modern American Muslim family living in Georgia. Hena Khan is the author of several books including Amina’s Voice; Power Forward; On Point; Bounce Back; Under My Hijab; It’s Ramadan, Curious George; Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns; and The Night of the Moon. Hena lives in her hometown of Rockville, Maryland, with her husband and two sons. You can learn more about Hena by visiting her website…

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The Dragon Warrior book cover

October Tween Book Club – The Dragon Warrior

October 11 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Every month we invite your tween readers to join us for a book club tailored just for them! Book club is held the second Friday of each month at 4:30 pm and no registration is required! The next book club will be held on October 11th and the book selection is “The Dragon Warrior” by Katie Zhao The stop in the store to pick up a book or order online HERE Book Summary A debut novel inspired by Chinese mythology,…

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Kids Art Class: Fall Fairy Houses

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Autumn is the perfect time to find the magic of fairies through the creation of cozy homes and miniature gardens. Your child will spend the morning building their own fairy home using natural, seasonal materials and other crafting supplies. Instructor is Sarah Hassing, who leads several of our most popular art camps and is an Early Education art instructor at The College School. REGISTER HERE

$25
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Kids Art Class: Pinecone Gnomes & Acorn Elves

October 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Natural Materials are the perfect medium to create a lively crew of elves and fairies in this afternoon class. Join us as we use nature’s bounty to make cute friends for fairy gardens and imaginative play. Instructor: Sarah Hassing, early education art teacher @ The College School. REGISTER HERE

$25
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Junior Kids Comic Workshop with Todd Tevlin

JUNIOR KIDS COMIC WORKSHOP with Mr. Todd

October 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

JUNIOR KIDS COMIC WORKSHOP with Mr. Todd SUNDAY, OCT.13 to OCT.27 (1-2pm each week) THREE WEEK COURSE AGES: 6-7 – $30 PER CHILD ALL MATERIALS INCLUDED Do you want your child to focus their creativity into something more than scribbling on your furniture? This THREE WEEK workshop for 6-7 year olds teaches them the basics of comic creation. Facial expressions, speech bubbles, character creation, one panel comics and finally they get to make their own mini comic book! This course…

$30
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Monster Around the world Halloween presentation

“Monsters Around The World” with Alan Trompe

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Next Door @ The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Blvd
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

Just in time for Halloween, “Monsters Around the World!” features a fantastic hour of movie posters and trailers with an international cast of creepy-crawlers. You will meet: The flying witch head, the Krasue, and the vengeful ghost, Nan Nak, from Thailand “La Llorona” the Crying Woman from Mexico The Chinese hopping vampire “jiangshi” The spooky Yokai spirits from Japan Zombies from Haiti (and Italy!) Indian rakshasas (who can look just like your best friend, until they get hungry …) The skeletal Blind…

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