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Mac Barnett, Rules of the House , at Bookshop Santa Cruz

May 9, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Bookshop is thrilled to welcome back an all-time favorite Children’s author who makes us laugh until our faces hurt every time we see him! Mac Barnett returns with his newest picture book, gorgeously illustrated by Matthew Myers, perfect to read aloud.
Ian always follows the rules. His sister, Jenny, breaks them all the time—especially “Don’t pinch.” So Ian is thrilled when the house where his family is vacationing posts a tidy list of rules. But when Jenny breaks them all, the house itself decides it’s time for payback. The rug, the stove, and the bathtub are hungry for rulebreaker soup, and they’ve found the perfect ingredient: Jenny! Now Ian is faced with a thorny question: What if saving your sister means breaking the rules?
From the New York Times bestselling team of Mac Barnett and Matthew Myers comes a hilarious tale of sibling rivalry, moral complexity, and disgruntled monsters, perfect for sharing with your own favorite rulebreakers.

Mac Barnett is the New York Times best-selling author of over twenty books for children, including Count the Monkeys, illustrated by Kevin Cornell; Chloe and the Lion, illustrated by Adam Rex; and Extra Yarn and Sam & Dave Dig a Hole, both illustrated by Jon Klassen, and both winners of a Caldecott Honor and the E.B. White Read Aloud Award. He also writes the Terrible Two series with Jory John and the Brixton Brothers series of mysteries.

Mac is the founder of the Echo Park Time Travel Mart, a convenience store for time travelers, and serves on the board of 826LA, a nonprofit writing and tutoring center.


May 9, 2016
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Bookshop Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States + Google Map

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