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REMY LAI

Event date: 
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 4:00pm
Featured Book: 
Pie In The Sky

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A poignant, laugh-out-loud illustrated middle-grade novel about an eleven-year-old boy's immigration experience, his annoying little brother, and their cake-baking hijinks!

 

When Jingwen moves to a new country, he feels like he’s landed on Mars. School is torture, making friends is impossible since he doesn’t speak English, and he's often stuck looking after his (extremely irritating) little brother, Yanghao.

 

To distract himself from loneliness, Jingwen daydreams about making all the cakes on the menu of Pie in the Sky, the bakery his father had planned to open before he unexpectedly passed away. The only problem is his mother has laid down one major rule: the brothers are not to use the oven while she's at work. As Jingwen and Yanghao bake elaborate cakes, they'll have to cook up elaborate excuses to keep the cake making a secret from Mama.

AUTHOR: Remy Lai studied fine arts, with a major in painting and drawing. She was born in Indonesia, grew up in Singapore, and currently lives in Brisbane, Australia, where she writes and draws stories for kids with her two dogs by her side. She is the author of the critically-acclaimed Pie in the Sky and Fly on the Wall. Follow Remy on Instagram @rrremylai.

Event Location: 
Petaluma Store
140 Kentucky Street
Petaluma
Pie in the Sky Cover Image
By Remy Lai, Remy Lai (Illustrator)
$21.99
ISBN: 9781250314093
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - May 14th, 2019

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