Third Place Books is thrilled to welcome Chelsea Clinton to the stage at Lake Forest Park! Clinton will be reading from Welcome to the Big Kids Club: What Every Older Sibling Needs to Know!, illustrated by Tania de Regil, a new humorous picture book that gives children an idea of what to expect when they get a new sibling.
Following Clinton's reading, she will be joined in conversation by Newbery Award–winning Seattle writer Tae Keller, whose books include Jennifer Chan is Not Alone, When You Trap a Tiger, and She Persisted: Patsy Mink.
What you need to know before you purchase your ticket:
Additional copies of Welcome to the Big Kids Club and other She Persisted titles will be available for purchase at the store. This event will include a public signing and time for audience Q&A.
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WELCOME TO THE BIG KIDS CLUB is a new humorous picture book that gives children an idea of what to expect when they get a new sibling. Clinton, mom of three, teaches older siblings what your baby can see, why your baby cries, when your baby will be able to talk, how your baby knows you love them, and so much more (including why your baby poops so much!). She also acknowledges in the text that not all babies will have the same abilities and shows readers how they can interact with siblings who develop differently. With artwork sure to cause big-kid-sized giggles, this book is perfect for any member or soon-to-be member of the Big Kids Club. A Spanish language edition, Bienvenidos al club de los niños grandes, will also be available for purchase at the event.
Kirkus Reviews praised the book, saying, “The congratulatory tone and initiation into a secret club just may be the hook some new siblings need to feel special. A club that everyone will want to join.”
Chelsea Clinton (she/her) is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World; She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History; She Persisted in Sports: American Olympians Who Changed the Game; She Persisted in Science: Brilliant Women Who Made a Difference; Don't Let Them Disappear: 12 Endangered Species Across the Globe; Welcome to the Big Kids Club: What Every Older Sibling Needs to Know!; It's Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going!; Start Now!: You Can Make a Difference; with Hillary Clinton, Grandma's Gardens and The Book of Gutsy Women; and, with Devi Sridhar, Governing Global Health: Who Runs the World and Why? She is also the Vice Chair of the Clinton Foundation, where she works on many initiatives, including those that help empower the next generation of leaders. She lives in New York City with her husband, Marc, their children and their dog, Soren. You can follow Chelsea Clinton on Twitter @ChelseaClinton or on Facebook at facebook.com/chelseaclinton.
Tae Keller is the Newbery Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author of Jennifer Chan is Not Alone, When You Trap A Tiger, and The Science of Breakable Things. She was born and raised in Honolulu, where she grew up on purple rice, Spam musubi, and her halmoni's stories. After high school, she moved in search of snow, and now lives in Seattle. Visit her at TaeKeller.com, follow her monthly love letters at bit.ly/lovetae, and find her on Twitter and Instagram. (Photo Credit: Saavedra Photography)
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