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Arthur Garber the Harbor Barber

  • Words Worth 96 King Street South Waterloo, ON, N2J 1P5 Canada (map)

Words Worth is happy to welcome author-illustrator Joe Frank In-Store on Saturday, September 28th at 10am!

"In a seaside town on a cozy little bay,
ships of all kinds often dock for the day.
There a man lives loved by tourists and fishers,
known through the world to do magic with scissors."

So starts this children's book debut by author-illustrator Joe Frank. With bright splashes of vibrant watercolors and jaunty rhyming prose, Frank's fashionable maritime myth comes alive in 32 pages of seafaring fun.
With his perfectly coifed pompadour, our protagonist, Arthur Garber, must set aside providing cuts for tourists and naval crews when he is met with the challenge of his life: A castaway with wild hair floats ashore hoping to look normal, once more.
"There was simply so much of it, frazzled and frizzy.
Anyone else would have left feeling dizzy.
What followed became a maritime myth.
A castaway saved by a master hairsmith."

Full of wild hair, tall tales and a joyous surprise, Arthur Garber the Harbor Barber is a fantastic yarn for landlubbers and seafaring folk alike.

Joe will be in-store reading his story, presenting a live drawing activity, and signing copies of his band new book!

Earlier Event: September 25
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