All events are free and will be held at Little Shop of Stories unless otherwise noted.
Little Shop of Stories is located at133 A East Court Square, Decatur, GA 30030
404-373-6300 | www.littleshopofstories.com
Saturday, September 22nd, 2-4 pm
Calling all aspiring writers! If you’ve ever wanted to put your own creative spin on one of your favorite stories, then this is the writing workshop for you. We’ll draw inspiration from other books while we hone the craft of retelling and reimagining. This interactive writing workshop is for kids ages 8-11. Space is limited, so please email
firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up.
The Reluctant Dragon Movie Screening
Saturday, October 6th | 6 pm
Join us for a fun, popcorn-filled evening as we watch the short film version of The Reluctant Dragon, the classic book by Kenneth Grahame that inspired Kenny & the Dragon. The screening will also include other vintage Disney shorts, and will take place upstairs at the bookstore, so bring your picnic blankets to be comfy. We’ll provide the snacks and drinks.
Decatur Day of Reading
Wednesday, October 24th, All Day
Decatur Mayor Patti Garrett has issued a proclamation and declared today the 2018 Decatur Day of Reading in honor of On The Same Page! To celebrate, we challenge everyone to spend 30 minutes reading Kenny & the Dragon or any other book!
Kids and Companions Book Club
Friday, October 26th, 6:30 pm
You’re invited to attend Little Shop’s Kids and Companions Book Club! Meet up with other kids (and their parents) who have gotten On The Same Page to discuss Kenny’s quest to save his friends.
Volunteer with The Birthday Party Project
Sunday, October 28th | 2-4 pm
Inspired by Kenny’s kindness and friendship, you and your family can join us to volunteer with The Birthday Party Project. This organization believes that every child deserves a birthday party no matter their circumstances, whether homeless or members of transitional living communities. Volunteers will help us throw an incredible party for all of the kids at Atlanta’s City of Refuge who have a birthday in the month of October. The Birthday Party Project provides the supplies, and we provide the fun: decorating the space, helping with games, serving cake, and playing with the families that attend. Space is limited, so please email email@example.com to register your family. (Children must be at least six years old to participate.)
Tony DiTerlizzi Author Visit
Friday, November 9th, 7 pm; doors open at 6:30 pm
Decatur Library | Presented by Georgia Center for the Book
It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for! You don’t want to miss this special presentation and book signing by Tony DiTerlizzi. This celebratory event will be first come, first seated.
Sunday, November 11th | 2-3:30 pm
Renfroe Middle School Gym, 220 W. College Ave., Decatur, GA 30030
Grounded Kids Yoga instructors are combining literature, music, art and yoga into a family event. Participants (adults and children 4+) are invited to connect with themes and characters from Kenny & the Dragon on the mat. Space is limited, so please register your family at http://signup.com/go/rkwnvMu. This event is also the culmination of Georgia Breathes - Deep Breath Initiative - georgiabreathes.org.