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  • 09
    Jan 2019
    Author/Illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka coming to Waupaca!

    February 4-5 2019: Jarrett J. Krosoczka National Book Award Finalist Jarrett J. Krosoczka will give presentations at the Waupaca Learning Center, the Waupaca Middle School, the Waupaca High School, and the Waupaca Public Library over his two day visit on February 4th and 5th. The books which he has both written and illustrated include the [...]



  • 20
    Nov 2018
    Books for December

    Another Kind of Christmas Calendar: Open Up and Read a New Holiday Book Every Day     A few years ago we started wrapping up 24 old and new holiday books for our granddaughters. The wrapped books were stacked up, giving the girls a clear, visual Christmas countdown. “When is it going to be Christmas?” [...]



  • 20
    Nov 2018
    Two New Holiday Books from Favorite Authors

    Hedgie is mixed up in more misadventures in Jan Brett’s new snowbound story, The Snowy Nap. Winter has never looked more appealing outside and more cozy inside, than in Jan Brett’s holiday books. We have a big selection on hand for you to enjoy with your hot chocolate this winter. Construction Site on Christmas Night [...]



  • 23
    May 2017
    Fairy Garden and Terrarium Kits

    FAIRY GARDEN KIT – turn any tree, bush or plants in your yard into a magical fairy garden with this DIY kit. Guaranteed to inspire imagination, creativity and fun! A great summer gift. Available now at Dragonwings. Also, check out our Fairy Garden Workshop.   PAINT A TERRARIUM KIT – Wood and Plexiglas terrarium with [...]



  • 23
    May 2017
    Summer Workshops: Terrariums and Fairy Gardens

    TERRARIUM  WORKSHOPS Date: Monday, June 5 or Friday, June 30 Time: 10:00 AM Location: Turners Fresh Market, Hwy 54 West Design, plant and decorate your own globe terrarium! Create a little forest inside a large, glass globe with tiny plants and natural decorations, plus make two bonus mini-terrariums. A perfect family activity. Class size limited. [...]



  • 30
    Mar 2017
    EASTER BASKET TREATS!

      EASTER BASKET TREATS AND BOOKS! Every Easter we look for little basket treats, which we think that kids will enjoy as much as candy. Really, for most kids, a little candy goes a long way, and activities are a great addition to chocolate and jellybeans. (We do have Jelly Bellies in Star Wars and [...]



  • 26
    Nov 2016
    Waupaca Welcomes Jan Brett – Sunday, December 4

    You are invited to join the Waupaca Public Library and Dragonwings Bookstore in welcoming author/illustrator Jan Brett to Waupaca! Her tour bus arrives at the Waupaca Middle School on Sunday, December 4th at 4:00 pm. Everyone is welcome to take family photos with the bus before Jan speaks at 5:00 pm. Following her presentation, she [...]



  • 25
    Jul 2016
    New Harry Potter!

    The New Harry Potter story: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, will be 25% Off at Dragonwings Bookstore starting on August 1! With your book purchase, we will also be giving away fun Harry Potter activity bundles that include a Harry Potter poster, book marks, a coloring page, and temporary tattoo! Supplies are limited, so [...]



  • 07
    Jul 2016
    Where’s Waldo Waupaca 2016

    July is Where’s Waldo Waupaca month! Stop in at Dragonwings, your Where’s Waldo Waupaca headquarters, to get your Waldo Passport which lists the 25 local businesses where Waldo is hiding. When you spot Waldo at any one of the businesses listed on your passport, get it signed or stamped. There are three prize levels depending [...]



  • 26
    May 2016
    Fairy Garden Workshops (see what’s new for 2016!)

    FAIRY GARDENS (with Sweet, New Houses)   Fairy Garden Workshops are our favorites. Using natural materials to create  the little scenes is fun and feels familiar, friendly and easy. And are they ever beautiful and varied when they are done! Everyone chooses from the same materials, but no two gardens are ever alike. It’s almost magical. [...]


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Help Break the Reading Record!

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Start:
October 6, 2011 1:00 pm
End:
October 6, 2011 1:30 pm
Venue:
Dragonwings
Phone:
715-256-9186

On October 6th Dragonwings Bookstore is is planning to help break a world record for the largest shared reading experience in history. You can join us, and more than 2 million children and adults across the country and around the globe, by reading Llama Llama Red Pajama by Anna Dewdney.  We will be attempting  to break the record set last year by 2,057,513 readers in Jumpstart’s Read for the Record literacy campaign.

Our Llama Llama Storytime at 1:00 PM on Thursday October 6 will be registered at Read for the Record.  You can be part of our pledge group by coming to the storytime, or you can visit the store anytime on October 6th to read the book and be counted. We will make Llama Llama bookmarks and give out Llama Llama tattoos at our storytime.

Copies of the book will be available to read all day at Dragonwings, and Llama Llama dolls will be given away with any Llama Llama book purchase including the new release Llama Llama Home with Mama.  Earlier in the day we will be visiting the Waupaca Pre-school to read to a class of 18 students. You could think about reading the book to a kindergarten class, or at a preschool or  daycare center.  It also counts if you read the book at home to your child.  You can call us to be part of our pledge group, or you can sign up at Read for the Record (readfortherecord.com).

Why are we doing this?  For fun and to support literacy programs:

Jumpstart was founded in 1993 at Yale University and has been setting up volunteer programs across the country to give children in low-income neighborhoods a jumpstart in preschool to help them be successful in life.  The first Read for the Record campaign was launched in 2006 to raise awareness of Jumpstart’s literacy efforts.  Each year since then Americans have joined together to break the world record by reading classic stories: The Little Engine That Could (2006), The Story of Ferdinand (2007), Corduroy (2008), The Very Hungry Caterpillar (2009), and The Snowy Day (2010).


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What an incredible treasure Waupaca has. Dragonwings is an such an asset to the children, families, schools, libraries and community in central Wisconsin. In the modest traveling I have don in the US and abroad, I can say that it is very rare to find a shop so authentic and friendly focused only on the children of a small town.
Jackson Klein



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