Three Cheers for Flying Pig Books!

BIG congratulations are in order for author/bookseller Elizabeth Bluemle and her partner Josie Leavitt this week.  The Flying Pig Bookstore has won the Lucille Micheels Pannell Award, honoring bookstores “that excel in inspiring the interest of young people in books and reading.” If you’ve ever set foot in Flying Pig, you know that describes Josie & Elizabeth’s store perfectly.  Yay!!!

And…if you’re still looking for another reason to visit, you should know that Flying Pig is hosting Tanya Lee Stone’s launch for Elizabeth Leads the Way this Saturday.  Here’s the official Flying Pig blurb…

Store Events – June 7, 11:00 a.m.

Time: Saturday, June 7, 2008 11:00 a.m.
Title of Event: Tanya Lee Stone, author of Elizabeth Leads the Way

Join the prolific Tanya Lee Stone as she reads from Elizabeth Leads the Way, her new picture book about pioneering feminist and suffragette Elizabeth Cady Stanton.

My daughter and I are really looking forward to this one!