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Juniper’s Christmas: Eoin Colfer

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November 4 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

First Congregational United Church of Christ

Eoin Colfer, author of the acclaimed, mega-bestselling Artemis Fowl series, discusses his new novel with Heidi Schulz.

From the acclaimed, mega-bestselling Eoin Colfer comes a heartwarming, adventurous Christmas classic-in-the-making: the perfect gift for readers of all ages who believe in the power of hope, kindness, and holiday magic.

Eleven-year-old Juniper Lane is thrown into a Christmas adventure like no other when she seeks the help of a mysterious woodsman living in her local park, who she suspects is Santa himself, and accidentally gets exposed to North Pole magic. Join a boisterous cast of characters—including a neighbor who always believed in Santa, a young reindeer in training, and a cutthroat crime boss out to steal Santa’s magic—on an unpredictable journey bursting with Eoin Colfer’s signature exuberance and merriment. Complete with cheerful, festive illustrations, this is a beautifully packaged tale of wonder, sure to inspire the Christmas spirit in the whole family.

Celebrate the holidays with a story of hope, magic, and saving Santa Claus, from a celebrated author beloved for his spirited storytelling. Juniper’s Christmas is the perfect holiday read, year after year.

“Colfer weaves a love story with numerous characters . . . [centered] on the determined efforts of his perceptive and big-hearted young protagonist. A soaring flight fueled by joys, sorrows, and deeds both ill and good.” —Kirkus, starred review

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Eoin Colfer

Eoin Colfer is the best-selling author of the children's fantasy series Artemis Fowl. His other notable works include The Dog Who Lost His Bark, illustrated by P.J. Lynch, and the novels Half Moon Investigations, Airman, and The Supernaturalist. The recipient of many awards, he lives in Ireland. book cover for JUNIPER'S CHRISTMAS by Eoin Colfer with an illustration of a person with a bag riding a reindeer
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Heidi Schulz

Heidi Schulz is the New York Times bestselling author of Hook’s Revenge and other books for children. She lives in Salem, Oregon with her husband and two unruly dogs—both beloved, but only one beliked. When not at her desk, you can find her adding to her ever-growing stack of bedside reading, buying fabric she swears she will sew into something this time, or obsessing over vintage Halloween decorations.
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November 4
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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First Congregational United Church of Christ
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