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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!

Star Wars – A Scanimation Book

Star Wars: A Scanimation Book by Rufus Butler Seder “Destroy the Sith we must” reads the Yoda quote while the image of Yoda appears to move across the opposite page, wielding his green lightsaber. Using an optical illusion technology that he invented, Rufus Butler Seder (the creator of Gallop! and Waddle!) presents readers with 11 [...]


Book Reading at Dragonwings with the Humane Society of Waupaca County

May 6th 6:00-7:00pm Join us at Dragonwings Bookstore for book reading with the Humane Society of Waupaca County. May 2-8 is Be Kind to Animals Week. Meet kittens, read a few good books, and learn about taking care of pets. Stop by and join Dragonwings in showing your support for our furry friends. Twenty percent [...]

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Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks

The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banksby E. LockhartNational Book Award FinalistPrintz Award Honor Book Frankie manages to transform from geeky girl, to attractive young woman in the summer between her freshman and sophomore years at Alabaster Prep. This change attracts the attention of senior, Matthew, who also happens to be a member of an all-boys [...]

Read More » | February 25, 2010 | Category: book-reviews | Comments: none | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Caldecott Honor Book: Marshmallow

MarshmallowWritten and Illustrated by Clare Turlay NewberryOliver the cat has a simple, easy life, and that is just the way he likes it. So what is he suppose to do when his human, Miss Tilly brings home a baby rabbit! While Miss Tilly writes in her first rabbit poem that, “No home’s complete without a [...]


New Book Reviews!

WOW It’s a Cow!Written by Trudy and Jay HarrisIllustrated by Paige KeiserWOW It’s a Cow! takes readers on a journey through a farm in search of a cow. Young children will love the playful rhyming and guessing the animals beneath the lift-the-flap illustrations. This durable cardboard bound book is sure to please! How Do Dinosaurs [...]

Read More » | January 13, 2010 | Category: book-reviews | Comments: none | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Book Reviews

Max Spaniel Dinosaur HuntBy David CatrowJoin Max Spaniel as he uses his superior hunting skills to track down dinosaurs. Watch him use his ears, eyes, and nose to locate real (or at least real to Max Spaniel) dinosaur artifacts in his own backyard. Young children will love this silly story along with the humorous illustration. [...]


World Records Quiz Game

Challenge yourself with this week’s summer game at Dragonwings Bookstore – the World Records Quiz Game. This is a stop-in-and-play-anytime all week game. Pick up a game card at the front desk, search for the quiz questions, guess the answers, and report back for prizes. The quiz questions come from one of our favorite books: [...]

Read More » | July 18, 2009 | Category: Activities | Comments: none | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Favorite Books continued…

The Youngest Templar Book One: Keeper of the Grail by Michael Spradlin Young Tristan, an orphan brought up in an abbey, is swept off to war when he joins a group of Crusaders passing through on their way to distant lands. He becomes the trusted squire of Sir Thomas, who asks him to escape from [...]


Chocolate and Pastries in ParisI have to admit that I have wandered the streets of Paris hungry and freezing in the wind and rain more than once, but that was before I discovered The Great Book of Chocolate by David Lebovitz. Talk about transformations! My last two trips to Paris were fabulous explorations of chocolate [...]




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