Saturday Storytime! With Special Guest Beth Ferry

We are delighted to welcome best-selling author Beth Ferry (Stick and Stone) to The Book Stall for a Special Edition of our Saturday Storytime. Beth will share her beautiful new book The Scarecrow with us. Illustrated by the acclaimed Fan Brothers (The Night Gardener) The Scarecrow gives us a gorgeous and poignant picture book about two unexpected friends and the special connection they share. This tender story reminds us of the comforting power of friendship and the joy of helping others--a tale that will inspire and delight children for generations to come. Join us for the perfect picture book to welcome fall.

About the book: All the animals know not to mess with old Scarecrow. But when a small, scared crow falls from midair, Scarecrow does the strangest thing....He saves the tiny baby crow.

Soon a loving bond grows between the two unlikely friends. But is it strong enough to weather the changing of the seasons?

"A welcome addition to autumnal storytelling."--Kirkus Reviews

"A novel twist on the theme of love between adversaries."--Publishers Weekly

About the author: Beth Ferry is the author of the New York Times bestselling Stick and Stone, illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld; Pirate's Perfect Pet, illustrated by Matt Myers; Sealed with a Kiss, illustrated by Oliver Tallec; and more. She lives in New Jersey with her husband, three children, and two bulldogs. Visit her online at

Event date: 

Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:15am

Event address: 

The Book Stall
811 Elm Street
Winnetka, IL 60093
The Scarecrow Cover Image
By Beth Ferry, The Fan Brothers (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780062475763
Availability: On Our Shelves to call before coming in to pick up.
Published: HarperCollins - September 3rd, 2019

A Junior Library Guild Selection | An Indie Next List Pick | An Amazon Best 3-5 Books of 2019 Selection

“An emotionally impactful exploration of love and loneliness, this is an essential addition to any picture book collection.” School Library Journal (starred review)