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Yikes! October 18th is International Ivy + Bean Day

October 18th is the 5th annual International Ivy + Bean Day! Bookstores and libraries all over the world will be celebrating with fun activities, games and giveaways. If you’re lucky enough to be in the San Francisco Bay Area, you can meet series author Annie Barrows! Here’s a list of local events:

Ivy & Bean Day Meet Annie

Saturday, October 18
10:30am: Mrs. Dalloway’s, Berkeley
2pm: Hicklebee’s, San Jose 

Sunday, October 19
11am: Books, Inc, Laurel Village, San Francisco
2:30pm: Diesel, Larkspur

This year we’re especially excited about the very first Ivy + Bean interactive, fill-in-the-blank book, Ivy + Bean + Me!

Ivy + Bean + Me

If there isn’t an event happening near you, don’t worry, you can still have lots of fun like Ivy + Bean! Check out the Ivy + Bean Kids + Readers page for LOTS of fun stuff.


So much more! Hip, Hip, Hooray, it’s Ivy + Bean Day!

Lara Starr
Senior Publicist 



Lara Starr

Lara Starr

Lara Starr is Chronicle’s Senior Publicist for Children’s books, and the author of Wookiee Pies, Clone Scones and other Galactic Goodies, Ice Sabers, The Very Hungry Caterpillar™ Cookbook and Cookie Cutters Kit, and Chef Olivia™. Tell her you like her sweater and she’ll tell you exactly what she paid for it.
Lara Starr


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