Meghan McCarthy and Adam Gidwitz Visits

May 29th and 31st the Fourth and First Graders had special visits from author Adam Gidwitz and author/illustrator Meghan McCarthy. Adam spoke to Fourth Grade about his new series The Unicorn Rescue Society.  You can still get a signed copy of any of his books from Books Are Magic. Meghan had the First Graders riveted talking about her childhood and path to becoming an illustrator and author. She even brought in samples of her original art work.


Adam Gidwitz Is Coming! May 29th!

We have exciting news! Author Adam Gidwitz is coming to Packer on Tuesday, May 29th to speak to Fourth Graders about his new series, The Unicorn Rescue Society.  We have partnered with our local bookstore, Books Are Magic, so you can order any of his books and get it personalized by Adam when he comes to Packer. Please use this link for ordering. It’s best to order by May 18th to ensure you will have their book signed at the event.  Please follow the directions and choose “pick up at store” as your delivery preference and enter the promo code PACKER under additional information when checking out. You don’t actually have to pick up at Books Are Magic, they will be delivered here to Packer.

Peter Brown is Coming to Packer 1/18/18


Peter Brown, beloved and award-winning author and illustrator, is coming to Packer on Thursday, January 18th.  Children Make Terrible Pets, Creepy Carrots, The Curious Garden, The Wild Robot, and more recently Creepy Pair of Underwear are among some of his books.  He is happy to sign copies of any of his books so make sure to bring them in on the 18th!