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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!

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

New Voices

Spring 2012 New Voices List Announced

Just announced April 19th, 2012! Want to be the first in your crew to pick up the next great read this summer?  Check out these 12 books (six for ages 8-12 and six for young adult) by 12 brand new authors you NEED to know about.   These books are chosen by a committee of independent [...]

Read More » | April 22, 2012 | Category: Blog, Book Picks, News | Comments: none

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Poem in your Pocket Week

Come and celebrate National Poetry Month with Poem in your Pocket Week — April 23-April 30. Share your favorite poem and pick one from our PoeTree. The last week of April, Dragonwings will be having an in-store discount for anyone that brings a poem  in your pocket.  Read one of your favorite poems to a Dragonwings [...]

Read More » | April 14, 2012 | Category: Activities, Blog, Book Picks, News | Comments: none | Tags: , ,