Sunday, December 8, 1PM
Join crochet prodigy Jonah Larson, along with the coolest yarn shop in town, StevenBe, at Wild Rumpus to celebrate Jonah's first book, Hello, Crochet Friends! Jonah will tell us about his book and what it's like to be an author, his love of crochet, and he'll even teach us to crochet our own friendship bracelets! You don't want to miss this fun event.
Jonah Larson began crocheting at age five. Today, at age 11, Jonah has a significant social media following from around the world and is using his platform not just to share crocheting tutorials, but also to share his inspiring pattern for life. Jonah has crocheted thousands of projects in his eleven years, but Hello, Crochet Friends! Making Art, Being Mindful, Giving Back: Do What Makes You Happy is his first book. Jonah lives with his family in La Crosse, WI. You can follow Jonah online @jonahhands and view his tutorials on YouTube.
Order Hello, Crochet Friends! and have it signed by Jonah Larson! Can't make it to the event? Just indicate to whom you would like your book signed in the customer notes when you order online here, or call the store at 612-920-5005. You can pick up your signed copy of Hello, Crochet Friends! after December 8th.
Thank you to StevenBe for collaborating with us on this event!
A celebration of the beauty and power of crochet--specifically, the life-changing benefits this fiber art has brought to one extraordinary boy, 11-year-old crochet prodigy, Jonah Larson.
Part One Jonah shares his life story, including details about his adoption, significant behavior struggles in school, and the role that crochet has come to play in his life. In sidebar interviews, Jonah asks his mother, Jennifer, to share what she was feeling during these momentous times.
Part Two A celebration of what Jonah loves most--crochet Jonah defines the fiber art, introduces some of his many crochet friends from around the world, and invites readers to "crochet away" with him--exclusive pattern included.
Sincerely written, beautifully photographed, and designed to engage and inspire, Hello, Crochet Friends illuminates the themes in Jonah's life--friendship and worldwide interconnectedness, kindness and acceptance, mindfulness, and a deep passion for an art.
Hello, Crochet Friends is the first title in KWiL Publishing's Rock Star Kids series of books about young people doing incredible things in the world.