Award-winning Children’s Book Author, Grace Lin, Drops by Bethel’s Byrd’s Books For Special Book Signing

Award-winning author and illustrator, Grace Lin is the bestselling writer of over thirty books. On Friday, October 6th, Bethel’s Byrd’s Books will welcome the prolific children’s book favorite to sign her newest, as well as some of her most highly honored books, always stocked amidst the many shelves of children’s books for which the popular bookstore is known.

You can reserve your signed copies by going to “Grace Lin is a cherished and extremely popular author of children’s books. I’m so excited that she is taking some time to drop by our shop. This is a unique opportunity for collectors to add to their collections or for early holiday shoppers to reserve a few special gifts for the kids,” says Byrd’s Books’ owner, Alice Hutchinson.

A recipient of the Children’s Literature Legacy Award, Ms. Lin’s books include a Caldecott Honor, A Big Mooncake  for Little Star; a Newbery Honor, Where the Mountain Meets the Moon; a National Book Award Finalist, When the Sea Turned to Silver; Once Upon a Book; and the Ling & Ting series. Her recently published book, Chinese Menu, co-authored with Kate Messier, is a lushly illustrated, full-color exploration of the whimsical myths and stories behind our favorite American Chinese food. Grace Lin is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design and lives in Massachusetts. 

Byrd’s Books is located at 178 Greenwood Avenue, across from the Bethel Public Library. Author discussions and Book Group gatherings are regularly added to Byrd’s Books’ calendar of events at Hours are Tuesdays to Saturdays 10:00am to 6:00pm, Sundays 12:00 noon to 4;00pm, Closed Mondays. For directions to the store or more information, call Byrd’s Books at 203-730-2973. To review the shop’s expanded catalog of new titles, go to

Submitted by Bethel, CT

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