Olentangy Valley News

Powell author to sign books July 19

Children's book author Michele Jakubowski will sign copies of Beach Bummer, one of four books in her Perfectly Poppy series, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, July 19, at Polaris Fashion Center's Barnes & Noble bookstore, 1560 Polaris Parkway, Columbus.

Released in February, Beach Bummer is a story about 7-year-old Poppy, whose adventures are realistic and humorous.

Jakubowski's other series, Sidney & Sydney, is for reading levels 1 through 3. One title in the series, Third Grade Mix-Up, was a Gold Award winner in the Juvenile Fiction -- Early Reader/1st Chapter Books category of the 2013 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards. It also is a 2015 Nutmeg Award nominee. The third book in the series, Big Dog Decisions, will be released Aug. 1.

Jakubowski lives in Powell. For more information, visit michelejakubowski.com.