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VIRTUAL EVENT: Adam Rex, On Account of the Gum

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 4:00pm

VIRTUAL EVENT: Join us for a hilarious online storytime with bestselling author and illustrator Adam Rex, who will share On Account of the Gum—his brand new book about how the best intentions lead to some of the worst (and funniest) ideas! Serious humor abounds in this story about one kid's hilarious misadventures with gum, and the cumulative buildup of stuff stuck in hair.

Register for this free Crowdcast event here!

How do you get gum out of your hair—a pair of scissors? Butter? The cat? Call your aunt, she'll know what to do. She doesn't? Try the fire department! With each page turn, this situation—relatable to any family—grows stickier and more desperate.

"A series of silly and mostly unsuccessful solutions for removing a blob of bubble gum. Conversational rhyme, cascading action, and dramatic page turns create a story of early-morning, get-ready-for-school chaos. A gloriously giggly tale glued together by a glob of very gooey gum." —Kirkus Reviews

This is a free event. Books by Adam Rex may be purchased below.
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On Account of the Gum By Adam Rex Cover Image
ISBN: 9781452181547
Availability: Not On Our Shelves, But Available from Warehouse - Usually Delivers in 3-14 Days
Published: Chronicle Books - October 6th, 2020

Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich By Adam Rex, Steven Malk Cover Image
ISBN: 9780547576831
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Clarion Books - September 6th, 2011