Gwen the Rescue Hen // Story Time on the Oxbow Back Deck

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Presented by Napa Bookmine at Oxbow Public Market, Napa CA

Oct 20
Gwen the Rescue Hen // Story Time on the Oxbow Back Deck

Please join us for a special outdoor story time on the back deck of the Oxbow Public Market! Leslie will be reading at 10:30, with a signing and REAL LIVE CHICKEN PARTY just after, then will sign for an hour in our shop inside the market.

This coming-of-age story… scratch that… this coming-of-chicken story begins with a hen named Gwen who is stuck in a chicken-packed cage in a dim egg-laying warehouse until she is suddenly swept up by a fierce tornado. Sprung into the big cage-free world, Gwen dodges dogs, stares quizzically into the eyes of a huge plastic chicken, and barely misses getting run over by a motorcycle. She is rescued by Mateo, an 11-year-old boy, who is just as clueless as Gwen is about what chickens do. But he

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Additional time info:

The reading will begin at 10:30, followed by a chicken party and signing. At 11:30, we’ll move into the Oxbow for another hour of signing.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Oxbow Public Market

644 First St., Napa, CA 94559

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