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  SUMMERTIME AT DRAGONWINGS NATURE ACTIVITIES AND GUIDEBOOKS FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY PUZZLES FOR ALL AGES ON ALL SIDES OF OUR PUZZLE ISLAND Including puzzles with pieces in several sizes for the whole family to work on together, search and find puzzles, and surprising lenticular puzzles. Identification chart, too! Now you see it… And now…surprise! [...]

Read More » | June 13, 2023 | Category: Blog, Book Picks, News, Staff Picks, Toy Picks | Comments: none | Tags:

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Easter Treats at Dragonwings

Wishing for fun little treats to put in Easter Baskets besides candy? We have mini bubbles with game lids, tiny screwdriver sets, little tape measure key chains, zoo animal finger puppets, a bunch of cute squirting bath toys, colorful unicorn erasers, spinning tops,  mini card games and lots more! We also have Easter activity books [...]

Read More » | April 2, 2023 | Category: Book Picks, Great Gifts, News, Staff Picks | Comments: none

Open With Limited Hours

Dragonwings and The Bookcellar are open this summer with limited hours: Monday – Saturday 10:00 – 2:00. We have lots of games on hand: board games, card games, educational games, and easy games for the youngest players. Really, as young as 18 months! The Roll & Play Game has large, soft, colorful dice and color-coded [...]

Read More » | June 18, 2020 | Category: Activities, Blog, Book Picks, Great Gifts, News, Staff Picks, Toy Picks, Uncategorized | Comments: none | Tags: , ,

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 [...]

Read More » | November 20, 2018 | Category: Blog, Book Picks, book-reviews, Great Gifts, News | Comments: none

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 [...]

Read More » | November 26, 2016 | Category: Authors at Dragonwings, Blog, Book Picks, News | Comments: none | Tags: , , ,

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

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. [...]

Read More » | November 21, 2014 | Category: Blog, Book Picks, News, Uncategorized | Comments: none

Outdoor and Nature books/toys for spring.

We have lots of great new items for spring here at Dragonwings.  Stop in for that perfect gift, you will be pleasantly surprised at the great selection and quality of items we have here.   Happy Spring everyone!

Read More » | May 11, 2013 | Category: Blog, Book Picks, News | Comments: none


Waldorf books at Dragonwings

We are now carrying a great assortment of Waldorf books with titles including The Wonder of Trees, The Gnome Craft Book,  Making Flower Children, Crafts Through the Year, Magic Wool, Creative Wool, Making Soft Toys, Creative Felt, Celebrating Festivals with Children, and The Story of the Root Children.  Tap into your creative side and teach [...]

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Children's Book Week

Children’s Book Week May 7-13

 Activities for Children’s book week at Dragonwings: Coloring/drawing contest: Create a book cover featuring your mom.  Be creative, use any materials you have (Crayons, markers, paints, mixed media etc.) to have your mom be the center of the book cover.  She could be the main character of your favorite book or be  from an original [...]

Read More » | May 4, 2012 | Category: Activities, Blog, Book Picks, Events, News | Comments: none