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Ben Clanton presents ‘The King of the World!’

Ben Clanton presents ‘The King of the World!’



April 2
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Third Place Books
5041 Wilson Ave S
Seattle, WA 98118 United States
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A mutant potato learns that with great power comes great re-spud-sibility in this second installment of Tater Tales.

Third Place Books is delighted to welcome back children’s book author and illustrator Ben Clanton to our Lake Forest Park store for an interactive storytime! Clanton will be presenting The King of the World!, the sequel to his graphic novel The Greatest in the World!. This event is free and open to the public. Readers of all ages welcome!

For important updates, registration is highly recommended in advance. This event will include a public signing and time for audience Q&A. Sustain our author series by purchasing a copy of the featured book!

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This event is free to attend. For important updates, registration is highly recommended in advance.

About The King of the World!. . .

Rot is ready for another adventure and this time he’s going “Spudlunking!” But while Rot is excited to dig through the muck for treasure, all his friends seem to be more interested in their own plans.

When Rot uncovers a shiny old crown, he’s sure it’ll change their minds. And it does…in a most unexpected way. When Rot wears it he feels powerful…He feels invincible…He feels like…the King of the World! And everyone has to do what the king says.

But when Rot realizes he’s the only one having fun in his kingdom, suddenly he wonders whether he might have let the crown go to his head…

Ben Clanton is a lot like a mutant potato. He too enjoys mud, eating stuff, and playing games. When Ben isn’t doing these things (and sometimes when he is), he likes to make books. Books like the Tater Tales series, It Came in the Mail, Something Extraordinary, and the New York Times bestselling Narwhal and Jelly series. See what he is up to at BenClanton.com.

About Third Place Books

Founded in 1998 in Lake Forest Park, Washington, Third Place Books is dedicated to the creation of a community around books and the ideas inside them. With locations in Lake Forest Park and Seattle’s Ravenna and Seward Park neighborhoods, Third Place Books is proud to serve the entire Seattle metro area. Learn more about their event series at thirdplacebooks.com/events.