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12/14 | Second Saturday Launch with James Sturm and Jon Chad


Each Second Saturday of the month, the Norwich Bookstore and the Norwich Public Library are collaborating on a new series of book related fun for children. We will invite authors and illustrators from around the region to talk about their work and what inspires them. Or we will pick a book and create an event around it's theme or characters. These will informal gatherings to meet and visit with the authors, celebrate a new publication, and participate in the fun activity. Mark your calendars and plan to stop by on the Second Saturday between 1 and 3 pm.

Fun with Cartooning

will launch the Second Saturday series featuring

James Sturm
Adventures in Cartooning: Characters in Action


Jon Chad
Leo Geo and the Cosmic Crisis

Saturday, December 14, between 1 and 3 pm
at the Norwich Bookstore

James and Jon will talk about their new books and cartooning. There will supplies so you can try your hand at drawing cartoons if you wish. Or have them sign a book for one of the creative kids on your list!

James SturmJames Sturm, co-founder and currently Director of the Center for Cartoon Studies, is the author and illustrator of graphic novels for adults and children as well as how-to cartoon books including the popular Adventures in Cartooning series.

j chadJon Chad is on the faculty of the Center for Cartoon studies and has created the acclaimed Leo Geo series of graphic science and adventure books for young readers.

This event is designed for ages 5 and older. Reservations are not needed , we invite you to stop by anytime between 1 and 3 pm to meet our guests. For more information, please call 802-649-1114 or email


Event date: 
Saturday, December 14, 2013 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Event address: 
Norwich Bookstore
291 Main St
05055-0307 Norwich
Adventures in Cartooning: Characters in Action Cover Image
ISBN: 9781596437326
Availability: Usually Available in 1-5 Days
Published: First Second - October 8th, 2013

The Knight, Edward the chubby horse, and of course the Magic Cartooning Elf are back for more fun, but this time they're sharing the stage with a host of new characters.

Leo Geo and the Cosmic Crisis Cover Image
By Jon Chad, Jon Chad (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781596438224
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (call or email to check availability)
Published: Roaring Brook Press - November 5th, 2013

Intrepid explorer Leo Geo is working in his lab at the Fizzmont institute when he learns that a comet is on a collision course with his brother Matt Data's space station. Without a moment to lose, he grabs his trusty computer, leaps into a rocket, and launches into space.