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PENGUIN PARTY! - Mary Laura Philpott

Friday, October 16, 2015 - 6:30pm
603 N. Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX 78703
Penguins with People Problems Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399173097
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 5-7 Days
Published: TarcherPerigee - June 2nd, 2015
















Friday, October 16 at 6:30PM

Author & Artist
Happy Hour & Signing
Penguins with People Problems


Penguins with (Book)People Problems
Fishsticks and queso in the bookstore? Yep, and drinks too. BookPeople of Austin welcomes author and artist Mary Laura Philpott for a signing of the adorably weird little gift book about modern adulthood, PENGUINS WITH PEOPLE PROBLEMS. Don't miss the warm welcome from Wendi Aarons and Laura Mayes, hilarious local writers from popular blog "The Queso." RSVP here


Stress-eating after a breakup? Frustrated by the cost of a good cocktail? Stymied by the weirdness of abstract art? These penguins share your pain. The "random penguins" are a lineup of quirky, lovable weirdos with minds of their own. They understand the agony of social awkwardness, the power of the perfect smoky eye, and the arm- (or wing)-flapping terror of having a bee in the car. In fact, these winged characters get into the same sticky situations we all do. They are Penguins with People Problems. 
So meet your favorite new flightless friends. They're brutally honest (except when they're lying), comically insecure, and totally relatable.


Mary Laura Philpott is a writer and illustrator whose work is featured regularly in major media. She is the author, most recently, of PENGUINS WITH PEOPLE PROBLEMS, as well as the founding editor of MUSING, the online literary magazine produced by Parnassus Books.

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