672Re: Harry Potter, a few remarks
- Sep 16, 1999Hi
This is what I know. It is being sponsored by Hicklebee's Children's Books in
Willow Glen and the Santa Clara County Reading Council. Harold's teacher, Mrs.
Funke, is a member of the Reading Council.
To get tickets from Hicklebee's you needed to stand in a long line (some people
for days), to get a chance at a ticket. This is Star Wars on a a literary scale,
folks! It got coverage in the newspaper and on local TV and everything. For a
The event itself is taking place at the Willow Glen High School (renamed
Hogwarts School for the occasion <g>) Cafeteria on October 28 at 6:30 pm.
Tickets are $20 and include a copy of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
which J.K. Rowling will sign.
Major Note: They strongly recommend that you bring a child. This event is for
children. We adult fans must find a child is necessary. Rent a niece or nephew
or neighbor's kid if needed. But please bring a kid! Scholastic and the SCCRC
want to encourage kids to read, that is the function of this book
Luckily, as a mom, I come fully equipped.
Mrs. Funke still has a few tickets. E-mail me privately if you want to go.
For those of you in the rest of the country, see if your local Children's
Bookstore is sponsoring a reading/signing. Scholastic seems to be working with
Children's Bookstores and Literacy Groups.
Yours in service to Fandom
Staci Dumoski wrote:
> From: Staci Dumoski <unicorn@...>
> Hey, Lisa,
> Could you tell me more about the J.K. Rowlings event here in San Jose?
> I'm local, and would be interested in attending.
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