Veruca's Birthday Party!

Saturday, April 30, 2022 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

Come celebrate Veruca's birthday in the Children's Room! Join us for storytime with local authors Leda Schubert and Christy Mihaly (pictured below), a portrait contest, cardmaking, cake & more. Free and open to the public. Visit this page to learn more about Veruca the Russian Tortoise, and read below for an itinerary of activities!

10:30 - 11:00am Card Making
Let's show Veruca how much we love him! Can't make it? Send your card in advance to Veruca at Bear Pond Books, 77 Main St, Montpelier VT 05602.

11:00-11:30am Story Time with Local Children's Authors Leda Schubert and Christy Mihaly reading from their latest picture books (see below for books).

11:30 - 12:00pm Cake & Games

12:00pm Winners of the Portrait Contest announced!

PORTRAIT CONTEST: Submit your portrait that captures the true essence of Veruca by April 29th for display during the party. You choose the medium and as long as we can display it, we will.

Portraits can be dropped off or mailed to:
77 Main Street
Montpelier VT 05602

(no electronic submissions, please)

First, Second & Third prizes will be awarded! Check out Veruca's Instagram for photo inspiration @verucathebookstoretortoise.

Event address: 
Bear Pond Books
77 Main St
Montpelier, VT 05602
United States
Firsts and Lasts: The Changing Seasons Cover Image
By Leda Schubert, Clover Robin (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781536211023
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - March 1st, 2022

Patience, Patches! Cover Image
By Christy Mihaly, Sheryl Murray (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780593108291
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dial Books - April 19th, 2022