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Our favorite books (new and old), fun new products, upcoming store events, Waupaca activities, author visits, Waupaca school district events and more. Comments, share, and visit often!

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Fairy Garden Workshops

Our fairy garden workshops at Turner’s Market are back! Design and decorate your own miniature fairy garden! Plant a charming mini garden with tiny fairy plants, add a little fairy house made of moss and bark. This is a popular workshop, so register early! Choose one date:  June 3, June 11, or June 18, 10-11am. [...]

Read More » | May 12, 2015 | Category: News, Uncategorized | Comments: none

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Hot Rod Hamster Hide and Seek Game

The Waupaca BookFest is holding a search & find game in downtown Waupaca during the two weeks leading up to the festival. From April 1-16, families are invited to look for the children’s book character Hot Rod Hamster, who is hidden in downtown businesses. To start the game, players pick up a Hot Rod Hamster [...]

Read More » | March 30, 2015 | Category: Blog, News, Uncategorized | Comments: none

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Mike Mullin at BookFest

Mike Mullin, author of the Ashfall trilogy (ages 14 and up), will be presenting at the Waupaca BookFest on Saturday, April 18 at the Waupaca Public Library from 2:00-3:00. For more information about Mike Mullin, visit his website http://mikemullinauthor.com/

Read More » | March 28, 2015 | Category: Blog, News, Uncategorized | Comments: none

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S.J. Kincaid at BookFest

S.J. Kincaid, author of the Insignia trilogy (ages 10 – 15) will be presenting at BookFest on Saturday, April 18 from 1:00-2:00 at the Waupaca Public Library. For more information about S.J. Kincaid, visit her website http://sjkincaid.com/

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Derek Anderson at BookFest

Children’s book author and illustrator, Derek Anderson, who illustrated Hot Rod Hamster and Little Quack, is coming to the Waupaca BookFest on Saturday, April 18. See him present at the Waupaca Public Library for free from 10:00-11:00. For more information on Derek Anderson, visit his website http://www.derekanderson.net/Index.html

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BookFest 2015

Come meet some great authors at Waupaca BookFest Saturday, April 18 at the Waupaca Public Library! Dragonwings is especially excited about youth authors/illustrators Derek Anderson, S.J. Kincaid, and Mike Mullin. Derek Anderson, author and illustrator of children’s books such as Little Quack and Hot Rod Hamster (ages 2-9), will be presenting from 10:00-11:00. For more [...]

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New Books

It’s awfully cold out there, which makes it a great time to curl up with a new book! An uplifting novel about a girl’s struggle with dyslexia and the teacher who helps her realize how bright and creative she really is.                             [...]

Read More » | February 19, 2015 | Category: Blog, Book Picks, book-reviews, News, Uncategorized | Comments: none

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Holiday Open House

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, December 4-6, visit our new location in The Bookcellar, 110 S. Main St., Waupaca – connected to Little Fat Gretchen’s cafe, across the street from the library. We will have cookies, game demos, free sample games and a wonderful selection of children’s books, games and activities. As always, shopping at Dragonwings [...]

Read More » | December 3, 2014 | Category: News, Uncategorized | Comments: none

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Gift Ideas

The Holidays are here, and we have lots of great gift ideas! Spot It! is one of our favorite games at Dragonwings. Spot the matching image on each card, and you win the round! It’s simple, fun, and there we have many different versions, including Basic English, Alphabet, and Frozen. Makes a perfect stocking stuffer! [...]

Read More » | November 21, 2014 | Category: Blog, Fun Photos, Great Gifts, News, Staff Picks, Toy Picks, toys, Uncategorized | Comments: none

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Thanksgiving and Small Business Saturday

It’s almost Thanksgiving, and Dragonwings has a cornucopia of great books to celebrate the holiday. We will be closed this Thursday, November 27, Thanksgiving Day, but we will be open during our regular business hours (10:00 am – 5:00 pm M-F, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Saturday, Closed Sunday) during the remainder of the week. [...]

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