Celebrate Veruca The Russian Tortoise's Birthday and Independent Bookstore Day!


It's often said that a town's local bookstore is a pillar of the community, much like the local library, post office or general store. We think that's true, and on April 30th, we'll be celebrating National Independent Bookstore Day! Join us throughout the day for a whole bunch of things, including Veruca the Russian Tortise's birthday! 

Veruca's birthday will take place between 10am and 1pm. Bring your child along to make Veruca a card, take part in some arts and crafts, and join us for a special tortoise storytime with Vermont Teacher of the Year Susan Koch at 11am! We'll also have cake and refreshments!  

For the grownups who want to celebrate with us, we'll have exclusive Independent Bookstore Day merchandise and giveaways! 

Brave Little Finn

There's a new Sweet Pea & Friends book coming out this fall: Brave Little Finn! If you preorder the book (it's coming out on October 4th), your copy will be signed and numbered! Stop by or call the store to pre order your copy, as there's a limited quanity, and they're going quickly.


A Hungry Lion, or a Dwindling Assortment of Animals Cover Image
ISBN: 9781481448895
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - March 15th, 2016

Hare and Tortoise Cover Image
By Alison Murray, Alison Murray (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780763687212
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - May 24th, 2016

The Tortoise & the Hare Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316183567
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 1st, 2013

Brave Little Finn Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316273596
Availability: Not Yet Published
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 4th, 2016

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