IN-PERSON: Peter H. Reynolds & Marc Colagiovanni - "When Things Aren’t Going Right, Go Left"

Event date: 
03/05/2023 - 1:00pm

Join illustrator Peter H. Reynolds (The Dot) and author Marc Colagiovanni (The Reflection in Me) to celebrate the launch of their brand new picture book, When Things Aren’t Going Right, Go Left.

It is a free in-person event however we ask that you RSVP with the link below. You can buy a copy of the book along with your RSVP. 

If you don't want to attend the event but would still like to buy a copy of the book, you can do so by scrolling down and adding the book to your shopping cart. Just remember that buying the book alone is not the same an RSVP ticket. 

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ABOUT THE BOOK

From #1 New York Times bestselling creator Peter H. Reynolds and talented debut author Marc Colagiovanni comes an inspirational story about optimism, overcoming adversity, and forging your own path.

"One day for no particular reason, nothing was going right. Absolutely positively, nothing was going right. So, I decided to go left..."

Told through creative language play, and with depth and whimsy, this picture book reminds readers of their own agency and the power they have to direct their own path. Marc Colagiovanni’s lyrical text and Peter H. Reynolds's stunning art create an enduring message of strength and perseverance that is both universal and personal, and one that readers will be drawn to over and over again.

This first of two new picture books created in collaboration with Marc and Peter will inspire, affirm, and reassure readers at key milestone moments in every young reader's life. When Things Aren't Going Right, Go Left makes an inspiring graduation gift as well as a must-have, uplifting read sure to bring positivity to all who read it and remind us that even when nothing is going right… we can always choose to go left.

 

ABOUT THE CREATORS

Peter H. Reynolds is a New York Times bestselling author and illustrator of many books for children, including The Dot, I Am Human, Happy Dreamer, The Word Collector, Say Something!, Be You!, and Our Table. He is also the illustrator of When Thing Aren't Going Right, Go Left. His books have been translated into over 25 languages around the globe and are celebrated worldwide. In 1996, he founded FableVision with his brother, Paul, as a social change agency to help create “stories that matter, stories that move.” He lives in Dedham, Massachusetts, with his family. Visit him online at peterhreynolds.com.

Marc Colagiovanni is a children's book author who is currently a practicing attorney in the state of Rhode Island. While he is honored to be a part of the legal profession and enjoys the practice of law, his true passion is writing. He is the author of When Things Aren't Going Right, Go Left and The Reflection in Me, both illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds. Marc was born, raised, and currently resides in Cranston, Rhode Island with his wife and three daughters.

 

When Things Aren’t Going Right, Go Left By Marc Colagiovanni, Peter H. Reynolds (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338831184
Availability: Usually ships to store in 4-6 days.
Published: Orchard Books - March 7th, 2023

Event address: 
Wellesley Books
82 Central St
Wellesley, MA 02482-5714