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Keith Negley, The Running Machine: The Invention of the Very First Bicycle-- FREE KIDS EVENT!

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Tue, 07/23/2024 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
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Village Books
1200 11th St.
Bellingham, WA 98225

Join author and illustrator Keith Negley at this free event for kids and families to celebrate his newest book, The Running Machine.

This is a free event, but please register ahead of time by clicking here or scrolling down!

Before there were trains or cars or planes, people rode horses to travel from place to place. Then came the year without a summer, when a cloud of volcanic ash blocked the sun, and crops withered across half the world. With no oats to eat, horses grew too weak to walk. everyone despaired—how would they get around? But one day, a young forester had a bright idea in the darkness….  Inspired by true events, The Running Machine shows how resilience in the face of adversity can lead to something wondrous.

Keith Negley is the author and illustrator of A Lot Like Batman, The Boy and The Wild Blue Girl, Mary Wears What She Wants, My Dad Used To Be So Cool, and Tough Guys (Have Feelings too). He has received multiple medals from the Society of Illustrators in NYC as well as recognition from American Illustration. His artwork has been featured in publications around the world and he is a frequent contributor to the New York Times and New Yorker. Keith lives in Bellingham, Washington.

 
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The Running Machine: The Invention of the Very First Bicycle By Keith Negley, Keith Negley (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Keith Negley, Keith Negley (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063119826
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Balzer + Bray - July 23rd, 2024

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