Children's Book Day at Sandman Books

Children's Book Day (celebrated April 2nd - on or around Hans Christian Andersen's birthday) was first observed in 1967. Its purpose is "to inspire a love of reading and draw attention to children's books." 

Children's Stories at Sandman Books in Punta Gorda Florida

Event date: 
Friday, April 2, 2021 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Event address: 
5240 Duncan Road
Punta Gorda, FL 33982-1783
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark: Three Books to Chill Your Bones: All 3 Scary Stories Books with the Original Art! Cover Image
By Alvin Schwartz, Stephen Gammell (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780062968975
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - July 30th, 2019


All of the Scary Stories books are now available in one hardcover!

These stories are some of the most terrifying tales of horror, revenge, and supernatural events of all time, collected and retold by Alvin Schwartz and featuring the classic artwork by Stephen Gammell.

Jumanji 30th Anniversary Edition Cover Image
ISBN: 9780547608389
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - October 4th, 2011

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle now Sony’s highest grossing film of all time!

Over thirty years ago, Peter and Judy first found the game—Jumanji—with the instructions that once the game is started, it must be finished or it will go on forever—and it was then, with this same wonderment, readers found Jumanji, too.

Deep in the Ocean Cover Image
ISBN: 9781419733567
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Abrams Appleseed - May 28th, 2019

A scientific team has boarded the submarine Oceanos to explore the ocean’s depths. Suddenly, it gets caught in a violent storm, causing it to drift thousands of miles off-course.

Deep in the Forest: A Seek-and-Find Adventure Cover Image
By Josef Antòn, Lucie Brunellière (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781419723513
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Abrams Appleseed - March 7th, 2017

Deep in the forest, early in the morning, the animals slowly wake—except the panda, who is sleeping in. The monkey stretches, the red ant hides, the black bear yawns, and the gazelle smiles. But where is the okapi? Can you find it?
Over 50 animals—including the okapi—hide on the pages of this beautiful board book.