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Keith Negley, Mary Wears What She Wants - Kids Event!

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Sat, 03/09/2019 - 4:00pm
Event address: 
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

*Join us for this FREE Lit Live! event -- meet the author and get your book signed!*

We are pleased to bring Keith Negley back to the Readings Gallery for his newly-released picture book, Mary Wears What She Wants. And it's perfect for March, Women's History Month! Based on the true story of Mary Edwards Walker, a trailblazing 19th-century doctor who was arrested many times for wearing pants, this book is chock-full of Negley's gorgeous illustrations. 

Once upon a time (but not that long ago), girls only wore dresses. And only boys wore pants. Until one day, a young girl named Mary had an idea: She would wear whatever she wanted. And she wanted to wear pants! This bold, original picture book encourages readers to think for themselves while gently challenging gender and societal norms.

Keith Negley is the author and illustrator of My Dad Used to Be So Cool and Tough Guys (Have Feelings Too). He has received the Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators as well as recognition from American Illustration. His imaginative artwork has appeared in the New York Times, the New Yorker, Time, and countless other national publications. When Keith gets to wear what he wants it’s usually pajamas, but nobody gets excited about that except Keith. He lives with his family in the mountains of Bellingham, Washington, surrounded by giant spiders.

Can’t make it to an event? No problem! You can pre-pay and receive a signed, personalized copy of the book you want. We ship!

Mary Wears What She Wants Cover Image
By Keith Negley, Keith Negley (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780062846792
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Balzer + Bray - January 15th, 2019

Tough Guys Have Feelings Too Cover Image
ISBN: 9781909263666
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Flying Eye Books - November 3rd, 2015

My Dad Used To Be So Cool Cover Image
ISBN: 9781909263949
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Flying Eye Books - July 5th, 2016


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