Anna Alter: A very neighborly special offer

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Do you love your neighbors? The Odyssey sure does, and we've teamed up with Anna Alter, the wonderful local author/illustrator of Sprout Street Neighbors: Five Stories, an early chapter book that celebrates community for all of its ups and downs, to offer a very special deal! Anna will personalize and/or sign copies of her latest book, Sprout Street Neighbors: A New Arrival, for those who purchase the book online or over the phone from the Odyssey.


AND, if you buy both books in hardcover, Anna will not only personalize each book, but you will also receive a SIGNED print of her artwork for FREE! Remember, this deal is only available from your favorite neighborhood indie until January 31st!


From now until the end of the month, order your signed hardcover copy of Sprout Street Neighbors: Five Stories and Sprout Street Neighbors: A New Arrival below, and make sure to specify if you would like your books personalized (e.g., "To Emma") or just autographed by the author in the comments section.


Please note: Anna will come into the store in early February to sign and personalize books; packages will be shipped out shortly after.


Read more about Sprout Street Neighbors: A New Arrival:

The Sprout Street friends are back in this early chapter book, and they have a new neighbor! Mili has just moved into the empty apartment on Sprout Street all the way from Hawaii—and her new neighbors can’t wait to meet her! Violet is happy there’s someone in the building who shares her love of art. Emma is excited to have a new breakfast buddy. Henry is eager to show off his model ships. Mili is quick to lend a hand when she finds Wilbur in a pickle, and Fernando always welcomes another voice at the weekly Sprout Street meetings. Of course, sometimes a new friend can take some getting used to, but with neighbors like these, it’s not long before Mili is part of the Sprout Street family, too.


Read more about Sprout Street Neighbors: Five Stories:

Henry, Violet, Emma, Wilbur, and Fernando are neighbors in the same apartment building and they are also friends—though they have very different personalities and interests. Henry prefers peace and quiet, and poetry. Violet spends hours knitting and practicing her flute. Emma loves planning birthday parties. Wilbur would be happy to spend all day in his garden. And Fernando is just a little bit shy, but has a secret talent for the stage. Sharing walls with your neighbor can sometimes bring the unexpected, but in the end, these five work together to overcome their differences.

Sprout Street Neighbors: Five Stories Cover Image
ISBN: 9780385755580
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - April 28th, 2015

Sprout Street Neighbors: A New Arrival Cover Image
ISBN: 9780385755627
Availability: Special Order
Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - January 26th, 2016