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Kids Ink Children’s Bookstore - 5619 N. Illinois Street, Indianapolis, IN 46208 - Email: kidsink@indy.net   

Mon - Thu: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm - Fri - Sat: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm - Sun: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm 

Store: 317-255-2598 - Fax: 317-254-0832 - School and Library Division: 317-254-0830

Fall Story Hours!!

With the school year back in full swing, it’s time to think about how what fun things you can do with your little ones while waiting for the bigger kids to come home. Kids Ink Story Hour to the rescue!

Story Hours are held in our store (5619 North Illinois Street, Indianapolis, IN) starting at 9:30am, and feature books created for 2-5 year-olds. It’s best to call ahead (255-2598) and reserve a spot as space is limited.

For September, we’ll be featuring new releases on the 18th, 19th, and 20th.

In October, we’ll be reading from David Shannon’s new book Bugs in my Hair! as well as his other works on the 9th, 10th, and 11th!
I see you!!
On the 23
rd, 24th, and 25th, we’ll read a few tales to get you ready for Halloween!

November recognizes the changing seasons. For the 6th, 7th, and 8th, the theme of the week is Full of Fall, and staff will be reading about their Favorite Foods on the 20th, 21st, and 22nd.

Remember to call ahead and reserve a spot! We can’t wait to see you there!

Hey, Somebody Wrote in My Book!?!

Kids Ink just came upon a stash of autographed children’s books, and we’re determined to make our surprise work for you. See, while we’ve got them, we’re going to sell these books at cover price!

First of all, here are the books we found and how many copies we have for sale:

*Llama Llama Time to Share (1)
*Llama Llama Home with Mama (2)
*Llama Llama Mad at Mama (1)
*Llama Llama Misses Mama (1)
*Attack of the Vampire Weenies (2, Hardcover only)
*Beware the Ninja Weenies (2, Hardcover only)
*Game (2, Hardcover only)
*The Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy and Goth Girl (2, Hardcover only)
*Nathan Abercrombie, Accidental Zombie: My Rotten Life (1)
*Nathan Abercrombie, Accidental Zombie: The Big Stink (1)
*Nathan Abercrombie, Accidental Zombie: Enter the Zombie (1)
*Nathan Abercrombie, Accidental Zombie: Dead Guy Spy (2)
*Nathan Abercrombie, Accidental Zombie: Goop Soup (1)

Now, how to get yourself one of these rare, collectible tomes: Just walk into the store or call us! Ask one of our (in my humble opinion) amazing service staff about the book you want, and they’ll find it for you. OR, if you’re calling and want it shipped, they’ll mail it to you.

It really is that simple.

Kids Ink is Swamped with Frog Trouble!

Frog Trouble is the new compilation of Country music for children from giants like Brad Paisleyand Dwight Yoakam. This hits shelves on September 7th, now called National Frog Trouble Day, and is sold along with the illustrated songbook written and illustrated by Sandra Boynton.

If the name Sandra Boynton sounds familiar, it’s because she’s made some of the most popular board books today. Creator of the Little Pookie series, where an adorable young pig makes overalls fashionable, she’s done several music-compilations books before. 

Kids Ink will be celebrating with a raffle, a craft table, snacks, and amphibian jokes!

Sidewalk Sale

 Come join us at the neighborhood Sidewalk Sale Event!!
  
56th & Illinois Street circus tentAugust 9th & 10th 
10am-5pm
 Savings up to 75% off!!
 
Friday Activities:
11am-3pm Cutie Pie Pizza Food Truck
 
Saturday Activities:
11am-4pm Little Eataly Food Truck
 12pm-4pm Strolling Entertainment -Cincinnati Circus
 Juggler - Living Statue (Marilyn Monroe)
Balloon Artist - Stiltwalker & Magician

Where's Waldo????

Where's Waldo? In Indianapolis, of course! He's turning twenty-six this year, and to celebrate, the famous fellow in the striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is visiting 8 different local businesses at 56th and Illinois Street from July 17-31. Those who spot him can win prizes, including books and Kids Ink Children’s Bookstore gift certificates.  From Chase Bank to the Illinois Street Food Emporium  Waldo figures will be showing up in public areas of local establishments. Anyone who wishes to participate can come to Kids Ink Children’s Bookstore, 5619 N. Illinois Street, to pick up a free search list with the names of all the businesses and then go collect an "I Found Waldo at ___________" card for each Waldo they spot. Searchers can then turn in these cards to Kids Ink and enter to win prizes in the drawing  July 31, 2013.  

Waldo is the creation of Martin Handford, whose entertaining drawings of crowd scenes swept the world in 1987. Since then, the Where’s Waldo books have held a cherished spot on bookstore shelves the world over. There are now over 55 million Waldo books in print worldwide and they’ve been translated into eighteen languages. An entire generation has grown up searching for Waldo and his cast of wandering companions.

Kids Ink is one of 250 independent bookstores all across the country that have teamed up with the American Booksellers Association and Candlewick Press to celebrate Waldo’s 26th anniversary. For more information on this free, fun hunt to find Waldo and visit local businesses, call Kids Ink at 317-255-2598.

Books About Bullying

This collection of books explores the topic of bullying. The list covers a range of ages and can be used in the classroom or at home. These titles serve as a great introduction to the widespread issue of bullying and can open up conversations between teachers, parents, and children.  

Bootsie Barker Bites Cover Image
By Barbara Bottner, Peggy Rathmann (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780698114272
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Paperstar Book - May 19th, 1997

The Brand New Kid Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780385500302
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Doubleday Books - October 10th, 2000

Bully Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399257049
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Putnam Publishing Group - September 13th, 2012

Chrysanthemum Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780688147327
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: HarperTrophy - December 30th, 2008

Don't Laugh at Me [With CD] Cover Image
Email or call for price
ISBN: 9781582460581
Availability: Special Order - Call Store for Stock Availability
Published: Tricycle Press - July 23rd, 2002

Enemy Pie Cover Image
By Derek Munson, Tara Calahan King (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780811827782
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Chronicle Books - September 2000

The Story of Ferdinand Cover Image
By Munro Leaf, Robert Lawson (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780140502343
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Puffin Books - June 30th, 1977

Goggles! Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780140564402
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Puffin Books - November 1998

Henry and the Bully Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780142421208
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Puffin Books - July 5th, 2012

Hooway for Wodney Wat Cover Image
By Helen Lester, Lynn Munsinger (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780618216123
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Walter Lorraine Books - May 27th, 2002

The Junkyard Wonders Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399250781
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Philomel Books - July 8th, 2010

The Kindness Quilt Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780761453130
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Two Lions - September 2006

My Secret Bully Cover Image
By Trudy Ludwig, Abigail Marble (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781582461595
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Tricycle Press - May 2005

One Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780972394642
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Ko Kids Books - October 2008

The Rat and the Tiger Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780142409008
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Puffin Books - April 19th, 2007

The Recess Queen Cover Image
Email or call for price
ISBN: 9780439206372
Availability: Special Order - Call Store for Stock Availability
Published: Scholastic Press - February 2002

Sorry! Cover Image
By Trudy Ludwig, Maurie J. Manning (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781582461731
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Tricycle Press - October 2006

Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon Cover Image
By Patty Lovell, David Catrow (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780399234163
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: G. P. Putnam's Sons - August 27th, 2001

Dixie and the Big Bully Cover Image
By Grace Gilman, Sarah McConnell (Illustrator)
$3.99
ISBN: 9780062086211
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: HarperCollins Publishers - February 5th, 2013

Pearl and Wagner: Four Eyes Cover Image
By Kate McMullan, R. W. Alley (Illustrator)
Email or call for price
ISBN: 9780803730861
Availability: Special Order - Call Store for Stock Availability
Published: Dial Books - September 16th, 2010

Hoot Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780440419396
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Yearling Books - December 27th, 2005

The Hundred Dresses Cover Image
By Eleanor Estes, Louis Slobodkin (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780152052607
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Harcourt Paperbacks - September 2004

Jake Drake, Bully Buster Cover Image
By Andrew Clements, Janet Pedersen (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781416939337
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Aladdin Paperbacks - June 26th, 2007

The Odd Squad, Bully Bait Cover Image
By Michael Fry, Michael Fry (Illustrator)
Email or call for price
ISBN: 9781423169246
Availability: Special Order - Call Store for Stock Availability
Published: Disney-Hyperion - February 12th, 2013

Wonder Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780375869020
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - February 14th, 2012

Th1rteen R3asons Why Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781595141880
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Razorbill - June 14th, 2011

Marvin and the Meanest Girl Cover Image
By Suzy Kline, Blanche Sims (Illustrator)
Email or call for price
ISBN: 9780698119673
Availability: Special Order - Call Store for Stock Availability
Published: Puffin - November 11th, 2002

Say Something Cover Image
By Peggy Moss, Lea Lyon (Illustrator)
Email or call for price
ISBN: 9780884483106
Availability: Special Order - Call Store for Stock Availability
Published: Tilbury House Publishers - August 1st, 2008

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