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Orange County Bookstore

Book Talk And Signing Tuesday October 6th

Join us at our shop on Balboa Island for a special book signing event next Tuesday with Stefany Shaheen. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6TH, 2015 FROM 11AM – 2PM MEET STEFANY SHAHEEN AUTHOR OF ELLE & COACH: Diabetes, My Daughters Life And The Dog Who Changed Everything When her oldest daughter, Elle, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, Stefany Shaheen…

Your Orange County Children’s Bookstore

Those of us who live in Orange County are lucky to live in such a beautiful and vibrant place.  The weather, the people, the natural beauty, the local businesses…we have it all.  For these reasons, families have flocked to Orange County and it’s wonderful cities like Newport Beach, Costa Mesa, Irvine, Tustin, Laguna Beach, Corona…

NY Times Picture Books Current Best Sellers

Follow the link below and take a look at the current bestsellers on the NY Times website.  Currently number one is a ‘new classic’ from Dr. Seuss. called What Pet Should I Get?  A long lost manuscript that has been recently published by Random House.  Read the description below: This never-ever-before-seen picture book by Dr. Seuss…

Newport Beach Childrens Book Store

As locals to the Newport Beach and Orange County community, we know how valuable it is to have a great local bookstore nearby, especially for quality children’s books.  Even with all of the convenience of online shopping nowadays, it’s still important to have a local resource to find books and literature for children, and a…

Author Of The Week: Barney Saltzberg

We had a fellow ‪‎teacher‬ in our ‪‎bookshop‬ recently who happened to have been kindergarten classmates with one of our favorite authors Barney Saltzberg.If they haven’t read them already, your kids will ‪‎love‬ his ‪books‬ as much as we do! Come down to Island Tales and discover a new ‪#favorite‬! Stop by Island Tales Bookshop…

Midsummer Night’s Dream 7th Birthday

Original article found on diaryofanaddict.co It’s crazy to think that it’s already been a month since our baby girl turned seven and we celebrated with a Midsummer Night’s Dream themed birthday party at a local children’s bookstore in Balboa Island. Every year, a couple months before the kids birthdays, we sit down and start to think about…

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