David LaRochelle 100 MIGHTY DRAGONS ALL NAMED BROCCOLI Storytime!

Wild Rumpus is ALL about being silly! So who better to bring the silliness that beloved local author David LaRochelle and his new book 100 MIGHTY DRAGONS ALL NAMED BROCCOLI! (Even that title gives us the giggles!)

High on a mountain live 100 mighty dragons all named Broccoli. When a tremendous wind blows half the dragons away, ten others sail off to become professional surfers in Hawaii. The oldest and youngest dragons take a train to New York City to start their own heavy metal band. And a mysterious wizard turns four more into a unicorn, a werewolf, a zombie, and a tiny pink poodle. Now how many dragons are left? This wacky counting adventure is a love letter to math, silliness, and has a delightful surprise at the end that will make you want to start all over at the beginning again! Colorful & wildly fun illustrations by Lian Cho.

To Attend:

This event is free and open to the public. Seating will be available on a first-come first-served basis. Masks are encouraged.

Signing Guidelines:

Following the event, David LaRochelle will be available to sign copies of his books. If you are unable to attend but would still like a signed copy, you may order a copy from this page and we will ship after the event, or hold it behind the counter for local pickup. Please note in your order any personalization requests and we will do our best to accommodate. Orders must be placed by 5 p.m. on Friday, June 2nd to guarantee signed copies.

 

When David LaRochelle was little, he wanted to grow up to
be a dragon. Instead, he became an author. His many picture books include The
Best Pet of All
, How Martha Saved Her Parents from Green Beans, and See the Cat:
Three Stories About a Dog
, winner of the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award. David lives
in White Bear Lake, Minnesota, where he is always on the lookout for dragons.

 

 

 


 

Books: 
100 Mighty Dragons All Named Broccoli By David LaRochelle, Lian Cho (Illustrator) Cover Image
By David LaRochelle, Lian Cho (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780525555445
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: Dial Books - April 4th, 2023

"A nonstop dragon party . . . Irresistible." —Publishers Weekly

This wacky counting adventure by Geisel Award-winning author David LaRochelle is a hilarious ode to dragons and math, with pitch-perfect art by Lian Cho.


How to Apologize By David LaRochelle, Mike Wohnoutka (Illustrator) Cover Image
By David LaRochelle, Mike Wohnoutka (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536209440
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: Candlewick - May 11th, 2021

From the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award–winning creators of See the Cat: Three Stories About a Dog comes a funny and handy guide that explains just how (and how not!) to say “I’m sorry.”


See the Dog: Three Stories About a Cat (See the Cat) By David LaRochelle, Mike Wohnoutka (Illustrator) Cover Image
By David LaRochelle, Mike Wohnoutka (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781536216295
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: Candlewick - September 14th, 2021

What happens when a cat tries to be a dog? With this second wry primer, the creators of See the Cat return to demonstrate that standing in for a friend can be trickier than expected.


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See the Cat: Three Stories About a Dog By David LaRochelle, Mike Wohnoutka (Illustrator) Cover Image
By David LaRochelle, Mike Wohnoutka (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781536204278
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: Candlewick - September 8th, 2020

Winner of the 2021 Theodor Seuss Geisel Award

Move over, Spot. . . . Spoofing classic primers, Max the Dog talks back to the book in a twist that will have fans of funny early readers howling.


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2720 West 43rd Street
Minneapolis, MN 55410
United States