Middle Grade Author Panel

Tuesday, October 20 at 7 PM (CST)


Anderson's Bookshops is proud to welcome a panel of amazing middle grade authors - two of them local to us! - for a great group event. 

Liesl Shurtliff (Time Castaways #3: The Forbidden Lock), Amy Timberlake (Skunk & Badger), and Sherri Duskey Rinker (Revver the Speedway Squirrel)!  Liesl's new book is the last in the Time Castaways series, Amy's is a wonderful celebration of friendship illustrated by Jon Klassen, and Sherri's is her first middle grade novel.


All book purchases will receive a signed (bookplate) copy of the chosen book.


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More about the books:


Forbidden Lock 

In this action-packed conclusion to the Time Castaways series from Liesl Shurtliff, New York Times bestselling author of Rump, it’s up to the Hudson kids to defeat Captain Vincent once and for all. With magic, mystery, and adventure, this series is perfect for fans of Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library and Percy Jackson.


Skunk & Badger

Wallace and Gromit meets Winnie-the-Pooh in a fresh take on a classic odd-couple friendship, from Newbery Honor author Amy Timberlake with full-color and black-and-white illustrations throughout by Caldecott Medalist Jon Klassen.


Revver the Speedway Squirrel

The author of the bestselling Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site picture books makes her middle grade debut in this utterly delightful, illustrated series perfect for fans of Beverly Cleary's The Mouse and the Motorcycle.