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Stephen W. Martin presents and signs The Trouble with Time Travel

Stephen W. Martin presents and signs The Trouble with Time Travel on Saturday January 11th at 10:30am

Max and her dog, Boomer, are in trouble. Big trouble. Max has accidentally smashed an heirloom vase: the only treasure her great-great-great-great-great-great-grandma managed to save when her houseboat sank 234 years ago. Max can come clean--or, she can build a time machine! If she travels to the past and smashes the vase then, there will be nothing for her to break in the future. Brilliant!

In the time machine--surprisingly easy to construct--Max and Boomer bump around to the past and the future, tangle the string of time, and crash into the ancestral houseboat, promptly sinking it. And in the past, the vase remains intact. Disheartened, Max and Boomer return to the moment just before their adventure began, to warn themselves NOT to build a time machine. In spite of the warning, Max tosses a Frisbee for Boomer, directly in the direction of the vase, and their wild adventure begins again, and again, and again...

Joyful and uproarious, this is a one-of-a-kind circular tale that plays on the perils of time travel. (Owlkids)

Stephen W. Martin is a writer and director, with several award-winning short films to his credit. He is the author of Robot Smash, Charlotte and the Rock and Stewart's Best Pen. He is also the coauthor of Pop Manga with renowned manga artist and comics creator Camilla D’Errico.

Those wishing to get books signed will be asked to purchase at least one copy of the author's most recent title from Vroman's. For each purchased copy of the newest title, customers may bring up to three copies from home to be signed. This policy applies to all Vroman's Bookstore events unless otherwise noted. Save your Vroman's receipt; it will be checked when you enter the signing line.

Event date: 
Saturday, January 11, 2020 - 10:30am
Event address: 
695 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101
The Trouble with Time Travel Cover Image
By Stephen W. Martin, Cornelia Li (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781771473323
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Owlkids - October 15th, 2019

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