Friday, June 17, 2016

Hicklebees Children's Bookstore hosts a summer reading road trip celebration

San Jose, CA (Press Release) - In an effort to get kids reading this summer, the Scholastic Summer Reading Road Trip RV will visit Hicklebees Children's Books on June 26th from 12:00-2:00pm. Kids and families will have the opportunity to participate in their very own “pop-up” reading festival, meet some of their favorite authors, and engage in fun reading activities. The RVs will visit 20 U.S. cities nationwide throughout the summer, traveling more than 10,000 miles to spread the message about the importance of summer reading to kids.

At the Hicklebee's Children's Books reading road trip stop kids and families will enjoy a fun day of free reading activities including:

  • An author visit and book signing from
    • Susan Katz , author of ABC School's for Me!
    • Mike Jung, author of Unidentified Suburban Object
    • David Carter, author of Spot the Dot
  • An activity tent filled with reading activities
  • Giveaway tables and a prize wheel
  • Animated photo stations with Clifford the Big Red Dog® and Slappy from Goosebumps®
  • "Instaframes” picture stations for kids to show-off their “reading muscles”
  • Costume characters including: Clifford the Big Red Dog®

WHERE: Hicklebees Children's Books, 1378 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125

WHEN:  June 25th

TIME: 11:00 - 1:00pm

To track the RVs and find local events, visit the tour schedule here: Follow the Scholastic Summer Reading Road Trip live on social media via @Scholastic and #SummerReading.

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