Put on your headlamp and explore the caves below the Impassable Wilderness with Colin Meloy and Carson Ellis, author and illustrator of Wildwood and Under Wildwood, the first two books in the Wildwood Chronicles trilogy. Colin and Carson will share fantastical tales and gorgeous illustrations from their books, based on Portland’s very own Forest Park.
Wildwood and Under Wildwood are fantasy-adventure books with intricate illustrations, written for middle grades. Colin Meloy is the singer and songwriter for the Decemberists. Carson Ellis is an accomplished illustrator of children’s books, including some in the Lemony Snicket series. To learn more about them, and about the Wildwood Chronicles, click here.
Colin and Carson will sign books beginning at 6:30pm- so come early! Bring your own book to be signed, or pre-order a copy from Wallace Books, by February 8, and pick it up at the event. Place an order with Wallace Books over the phone (503-235-7350) or in person (7241 SE Milwaukie Ave, Portland). A limited number of books will be on sale at the event. The program will begin at 7:30pm.
Wildwood fans of all ages are welcome, but minors must be accompanied by an adult. Food and drink will be available for purchase. This event is free, but please RSVP by calling (503) 228-7231 x110 or email Rachel Loskill.
This event is sponsored by Agora and New Leaders Council.