12/11: A Book Party with Matt Tavares

Turning The Page is delighted to welcome author/illustrator Matt Tavares to the shop as he celebrates the publication of his latest book... you TRULY will not want to miss it!  And, if you look closely at this event graphic, you may notice a visual clue about a special guest who just might be dropping by near the end of Matt's event...  After you order your books below, please click here to reserve your spot so we can plan accordingly!!

Event date: 
Sunday, December 11, 2022 - 11:00am
Event address: 
477 Main Street
Monroe, CT 06468
Twas the Night Before Christmas: Or Account of a Visit from St. Nicholas By Clement C. Moore, Matt Tavares (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Clement C. Moore, Matt Tavares (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536217995
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - September 13th, 2022

Exquisitely detailed drawings by Matt Tavares embody the spirit of a magical night now in a lavish, full-size gift edition marking the two-hundredth anniversary of the classic poem.

The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,
in hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there.


Dasher: How a Brave Little Doe Changed Christmas Forever By Matt Tavares, Matt Tavares (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Matt Tavares, Matt Tavares (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536201376
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Candlewick - September 10th, 2019

From the celebrated creator of Red and Lulu comes the story of a brave little doe who meets Santa and changes Christmas forever.


Red and Lulu By Matt Tavares, Matt Tavares (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Matt Tavares, Matt Tavares (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763677336
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Candlewick - September 19th, 2017

Separation and miles cannot keep a determined cardinal from his loved one in an ode to serendipity and belief that is destined to be a Christmas classic.


Twenty-One Steps: Guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier By Jeff Gottesfeld, Matt Tavares (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jeff Gottesfeld, Matt Tavares (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536201482
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Candlewick - February 12th, 2021

With every step, the Tomb Guards pay homage to America’s fallen. Discover their story, and that of the unknown soldiers they honor, through resonant words and illustrations.


A Ben of All Trades: The Most Inventive Boyhood of Benjamin Franklin By Michael J. Rosen, Matt Tavares (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Michael J. Rosen, Matt Tavares (Illustrator)
$16.99
Not currently available
ISBN: 9781536201215
Published: Candlewick - March 17th, 2020

A rousing biography from Michael J. Rosen and Matt Tavares reveals how Benjamin Franklin’s boyhood shaped his amazingly multifaceted life.


Lighter than Air: Sophie Blanchard, the First Woman Pilot: Candlewick Biographies By Matthew Clark Smith, Matt Tavares (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Matthew Clark Smith, Matt Tavares (Illustrator)
$6.59
Not currently available
ISBN: 9781536205558
Published: Candlewick - March 19th, 2019

“Smith tells Sophie’s inspiring story with a buoyant sense of wonder, fitting for a woman who was happiest in the air. Her accomplishments and passion for flight are brought beautifully to life by Tavares.” — Booklist (starred review)


Crossing Niagara: Candlewick Biographies: The Death-Defying Tightrope Adventures of the Great Blondin By Matt Tavares, Matt Tavares (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Matt Tavares, Matt Tavares (Illustrator)
$5.49
ISBN: 9781536203424
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Candlewick - October 16th, 2018

Applaud Matt Tavares’s latest feat — a gripping tale of real-life daredevilry perfectly balanced by stunning illustrations.

“Monsieur Blondin is to cross Niagara Falls this afternoon, or perish in the attempt.” — Troy Daily Times, June 30, 1859