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Join local author, Samantha Shannon (AKA Parker Sinclair), and local illustrator, Kerrie Joyce, for the release of their first children's picture book, Jake the Growling Dog on June 2nd!

Enjoy a celebration of literacy, art, and fun with the whole family at Sage Kitchen in Virginia Beach. The release party and signing event is packed with outdoor fun, signed paperback and hardback first edition books for sale, light appetizers*, coloring, readings, and other goodies for the kiddos.

Jake is a fun-loving tale about the power of friendship, kindness, and a celebration of diversity. It's the perfect addition to your home, school, counseling office, for the grandchildren, baby showers, and birthdays. Ensure your copy today through our pre-order form here

This event is FREE and open to all! Snag your FREE tickets here.

*Additional food and drinks are available for purchase. 

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