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March 2019

Children’s Book Author Bridget Heos – “Arrr, Mustache Baby”

March 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Bridget Heos is the author of over 100 children’s books, including the beloved “Mustache Baby” series. We are excited to welcome her to our store to share Mustache Baby’s newest adventure! Arrr, babies! Mustache Baby and his first mate Beard Baby set sail on the high seas and turn into big bad pirates in this newest addition to the popular Mustache Baby books! “Occasional badness has never been so good.” (Kirkus) In this swashbuckling tale, Mustache Baby and Beard Baby…

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Class: How to Draw Adventure Time with Mr. Todd

March 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Boulevard
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

HOW TO DRAW ADVENTURE TIME with Mr. Todd THURSDAY, MAR.28 (6-7pm) AGES: 7-11 – $10 PER CHILD ALL MATERIALS INCLUDED Insert knowledgeable witty banter about Adventure Time and how you’re kid loves the show and wants to learn to draw the characters from it. They will learn step by step instruction on how to draw two characters, which are TBD. Limited seating, sign up ASAP! Registration OPENS 2/23/19 REGISTRATION PAGE (external site) NOTE: Mr. Todd is not affiliated with Novel…

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How To Draw Minecraft with Mr. Todd

March 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Boulevard
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

HOW TO DRAW MINECRAFT with Mr. Todd SATURDAY, MAR.30 (1-2pm) AGES: 7-11 – $10 PER CHILD ALL MATERIALS INCLUDED Is your child obsessed with the video game, MINECRAFT? Do you find them drawing characters from the game and then blowing them up because one of them happened to be a Creeper? What is a Creeper, anyway? Well you’re in luck! This class will give step by step instruction so your child can learn two characters from the game. Characters Taught:…

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Junior Kids Comic Workshop with Mr. Todd

March 31 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Boulevard
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

JUNIOR KIDS COMIC WORKSHOP with Mr. Todd SUNDAY, MAR.31 to APR.14 (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…

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April 2019

Author Event: Dr. Margaret Hagerman – “White Kids”

April 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Louis Community College Forest Park Student Center, 5600 Oakland Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States

In partnership with WeStories, we are pleased to host Scholar, Professor, and Author Margaret Hagerman whose landmark research on white children’s racial attitudes is chronicled in her recent book, White Kids: Growing Up with Privilege in a Racially Divided America. This is a ticketed event and registration options are below. Price includes author discussion and a signed hardcover copy of Dr. Hagerman’s book. More Info: This truly riveting book is based on two years of research involving in-depth interviews with white…

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Children’s Art Class: Finding Art In Nature – Spring Session

April 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

In 2018, Finding Art In Nature was one of our most popular summer camps. This year will also include one-day classes throughout the seasons in addition to the week-long summer camp! Using our local playground, Lockwood Park, as a creative resource, young artists will work with a variety of natural materials in order to create colorful weavings, intricate rock mandalas, pinecone gnomes and elves, fairy houses, and many other naturally creative projects for those that love art and the outdoors.…

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Advanced Kids Comic Workshop with Mr. Todd

April 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Boulevard
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

ADVANCED KIDS COMIC WORKSHOP with Mr. Todd WEDNESDAY, APR.10 to MAY.15 (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…

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May 2019

OMG Bookfest: A Middle Grade Book Festival!

May 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ladue 5th Grade Center, 10900 Ladue Rd
Creve Coeur, MO 63141 United States

The Novel Neighbor is thrilled to announce that the OMG (Oh, Middle Grade!) Book Festival is headed to St Louis! OMG BookFest is a celebration of books aimed at the early to middle grade reader (ages 7-12), bringing popular and award-winning authors together for an exciting interactive experience of games, activities, and reading. OMG is a traveling circus of books and authors that moves from city to city offering kids a chance to meet new and favorite authors in an…

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June 2019

Summer Camp: Little Camp On The Prairie

June 3 - June 7

Description: Hitch up the wagons and let’s go! Discover the excitement of pioneer days as we discuss and learn about life on the American frontier through the experiences of Laura Ingalls Wilder. We’ll make crafts, like cornhusk dolls, clove apples, and button necklaces; we’ll churn butter and picnic on the prairie. We’ll play games like Kick the Can or Hide the Thimble. Come have fun while learning about an exciting part of American history! Ages 7-12 Dates: June 3rd –…

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Summer Camp: All About Ancient Egypt

June 10 - June 14

Description: Mummies, hieroglyphics, sphinxes, and more! Travel back in time and across the ocean to explore life in ancient Egypt – using art, creative writing, games, and cooking. Ages 7+ Dates: June 10th – 14th Time: 10am – 3pm Instructor: This camp will be led by Jenny Ingram, an English teacher from Lafayette High School with 10+ years experience in the classroom. Powered by Eventbrite

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