WILLIAM JOYCE - Ollie's Odyssey

 

 

Wednesday, July 6 at 6PM

New York Times Bestselling Author
WILLIAM JOYCE
speaking & signing
Ollie's Odyssey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Tonight it’s all about adventure! From William Joyce, the author of favorites like The Man in the Moon and A Bean, a Stalk, and a Boy Named Jack, comes the amazing journey of one boy's stuffed toy! Join us for an event with Joyce and jump into the incredible world of toys in Ollie's Odyssey. Come on out tonight at 6PM for a fantastic family event.


ABOUT OLLIE'S ODYSSEY

From the creator of The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore and The Guardians of Childhood comes an grand adventure of valor, friendship, and a look into the mysterious world of favorite toys.

In the secret realm of toys, there are many mysteries.

There is the Code of the Toys, which is as ancient as childhood.

There’s also the magic of becoming a child’s favorite, the highest honor in the Toy World.

Made by hand by Billy’s mother, Ollie is a special toy, “a toy who will matter.” He becomes Billy’s best friend, confidant, pal, and yes, Billy’s “favorite.”

But there are villains in the Toy World, and Zozo, the clown king, is the most feared. He and his toy henchman (the Creeps) have sworn to steal and imprison favorite toys until they forget their children and become forever lost.

When Ollie is toynapped, Billy must rescue his beloved favorite from Zozo’s subterranean lair in the old Carnival Place, past the park, through the woods, and into the night.

Never has a journey of ten blocks been more epic. - See more at: http://books.simonandschuster.com/Ollies-Odyssey/William-Joyce/9781442473553#sthash.8Wmn6gk1.dpuf


ABOUT WILLIAM JOYCE

William Joyce does a lot of stuff—films, apps, Olympic curling—but children’s books are his true bailiwick (Billy’s Booger; The Numberlys; The Man in the Moon; Nicholas St. North and the Battle of the Nightmare King; A Bean, A Stalk, and a Boy Named Jack; Dinosaur Bob; Bently & Egg; A Day with Wilbur Robinson; and the #1 New York Times bestselling The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore, which is also his Academy Award–winning short film, to name a few). He lives in Shreveport, Louisiana.


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Event date: 
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 6:00pm
Event address: 
603 N. Lamar
Austin, TX 78703
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By William Joyce, William Joyce (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781442473553
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 2-5 Days
Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - April 12th, 2016

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