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Jeff Kinney at Anderson's Bookshop
Still Middle School
Aurora, IL
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Jeff Kinney at Anderson's Bookshop

Diary of a Wimpy Kid is one of the biggest series on the middle grade shelf, and Anderson's is thrilled to welcome back the creator, Jeff Kinney, to celebrate the release of the latest installment, "The Getaway!"

To escape the stress of the holidays, the Heffleys decide to get out of town and go to a resort instead of celebrating Christmas at home. But what's billed as a stress-free vacation becomes a holiday nightmare.

Join us for this special event!  Your timed-entry ticket includes:
Admission for two people (a reader and a parent is a-ok!)
One copy of the new book, "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway"
Access to a room full of free activities, music and fun
A reserved place in the signing and photo line to meet Jeff

What to expect:
You will enter into the activity room first to participate in whatever games you would like.  Please plan to arrive about 30 minutes prior to your ticket time in order to do this.
At your ticket time, we will line you up in order of your seat/ticket number so you can meet Jeff, get your book signed, and get a photo.
After you meet Jeff, you can exit the building and enjoy the rest of your night.

We will have additional copies of the new book as well as older titles (pre-signed) available for purchase at the event.  He will sign all the books you have with you in line.

Here's what you shouldn't expect:
An autograph in the new book that you bought elsewhere
A presentation or book talk
A personalization in any book

Once your time is called, you will line up and then get to meet Jeff and have a quick picture taken.  This order is not based on when you arrive but what time your ticket says!  Please carefully note your ticket time and plan to arrive before that time.  We cannot guarantee the length of time that any author will be with us.

See you there!

PLEASE NOTE that this event follows the author's and publisher's wishes and may mean limits on photos and the number of signed or personalized books.  Anderson's Bookshop is not responsible for changes made by the author to the guidelines prior to or during the event.  Your understanding is appreciated.

Tickets are non-refundable. If you miss the event, in order to receive your book you will need to contact us within 30 days of the event.

More about the author:

Jeff Kinney is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and six-time Nickelodeon Kids Choice Award winner for Favorite Book. Jeff has been named one of Time magazines 100 Most Influential People in the World. He is also the creator of Poptropica, which was named one of Time magazines 50 Best Websites. He spent his childhood in the Washington, D.C., area and moved to New England in 1995. Jeff lives with his wife and two sons in Plainville, Massachusetts, where they own a bookstore, An Unlikely Story.


Still Middle School (View)
787 Meadowridge Dr
Aurora, IL 60504
United States


Arts > Literary

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


Owner: Anderson's Bookshop
On BPT Since: Sep 16, 2015
Anderson's Bookshops

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