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Spill Your Guts with Raina Telgemeier

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Willow Glen High School

2001 Cottle Avenue

San Jose, CA 95125

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Raina Telgemeier will be in conversation with Gene Luen Yang to present her new graphic novel GUTS.

About this Event

Hicklebee's will be hosting bestselling and award winning author Raina Telgemeier at Willow Glen High School as she brings her new book Guts, to the forefront.

There will be a presentation and conversation with renowned graphic artist Gene Luen Yang of American Born Chinese fame. There will be a meet and greet line for both authors after the presentation.

Raina Telgemeier is the #1 New York Times bestselling, multiple Eisner Award-winning creator of Smile and Sisters, which are both graphic memoirs based on her childhood. She is also the creator of Drama and Ghosts, and is the adapter and illustrator of four Baby-sitters Club graphic novels. Raina lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. To learn more, visit her online at goRaina.com.

Author illustrator Gene Luen Yang is known for his award winning comic books and graphic novels. American Born Chinese (First Second Books) was a National Book Award finalist, as well as the winner of the Printz Award and an Eisner Award. His two-volume graphic novel Boxers & Saints won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Other works include the Secret Coders series (with Mike Holmes), Avatar: The Last Airbender series and more. He inspired book enthusiasts as the country's National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature and in 2016 he was named a MacArthur Foundation Fellow. To learn more, visit him at geneyang.com

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How many people will one ticket admit?

One ticket will admit one (1) child or one (1) adult to the event. All attendees of all ages, including infants and toddlers, must have a ticket, even if he or she will be sitting on a parent's lap. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

What is the difference between the two tickets?

Admission + Guts ticket; admits one adult and includes an autographed copy of Guts by Raina Telgemeier.

Companion ticket; admits one person accompanying an Admission + Guts ticket holder and includes one $5 coupon, redeemable for books purchased at the event.

When can I use my coupon?

The five dollar ($5) coupon can only be used at the event towards a purchase of either author's books.

Will Raina Telgemeier sign my books from home?

Because of an injury, Raina Telgemeier will not be signing or personalizing any items or books at the event. Each copy of Guts will have a presigned bookplate inside.

Will I be able to buy additional books?

Yes, you will be able to purchase books for both authors at the Hicklebee's pop-up shop during the event.

What time should I arrive?

Plan to arrive half an hour to 45 minutes before the start time to find parking and browse for books. Doors open at 12:15pm.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Email hicklebees@hicklebees.com or call the store 408-292-8880

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2001 Cottle Avenue

San Jose, CA 95125

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