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ZOE Takes NYC!

A few days ago, I posted about the amazing ZOE GETS READY by Bethanie Deeney Murguia, out now from the Arthur A. Levine imprint of Scholastic. Well, in some very exciting news, Scholastic has chosen Zoe to decorate the window of the Scholastic headquarters flagship store in SoHo for the next month, right on Broadway in New York City.

This was something that Bethanie Murguia simply had to see for herself, so we got together to take some pictures yesterday. She also signed stock at Books of Wonder on W 18th Street, and at the Scholastic Store itself, so if you are in the area and want a signed copy of ZOE, head on down before they’re gone. We were joined for a delightful series of meetings and for dinner by Cheryl Klein, ZOE’s editor. Scholastic even made stickers that let kids dress and redress Zoe in various outfits! Those have been sent to booksellers, so I hope you see some in the wild.

The first picture is Bethanie and me in front of the window, the second is all three of us proudly showing off a copy of ZOE. What an amazing opportunity! I’m very grateful for the support of the Scholastic team, and so happy that Bethanie was able to see her work displayed with such style. A fun bit of trivia: Zoe’s closet in the window features real clothes from Stella McCartney Kids!

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  1. Dav.’s avatar

    Simply amazing. Lovely display.

  2. KDuBayGillis’s avatar

    Dreamy!

  3. Jess Lawson’s avatar

    Looks great! How exciting for the author (and for you, of course!)~ again, I’m so glad you mentioned this adorable book on your blog, or I might have missed out :)

  4. Wafa’s avatar

    Absolutely beautiful and fun! I hope to be there next week and catch a glimpse of this awesome setup. On a side note, Zoe Gets Ready is fully stocked and appears to be selling well in the Philadelphia area. So awesome to see this character come to life, and so love they made stickers for her!!!!!

  5. Carolyn’s avatar

    So amazing!!!

  6. Laura S.’s avatar

    Sounds like a magical day and a wonderful honor. The window looks spectacular! Can’t wait to read the book.

  7. Tina Cho’s avatar

    How fun! Congratulations, Bethany! The window display will catch lots of little girls’ eyes!

  8. E. R. Stanton’s avatar

    How wonderful! Congratulations!!

  9. PK Hrezo’s avatar

    How cute! What a fun day that must’ve been! Congrats!

  10. Mary Ann Duke’s avatar

    This is on my Buckrt List.

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