“A Dog & His Boy: The Adventures of Spillway & Scotty” Reading & Book Signing with Local Authors Lisa Wentzell & Heidi Bullen
Midnight weekend screenings happen on Friday & Saturday nights (meaning arrive on Friday and/or Saturday night by 11:45pm for seating, the movie starts after midnight)!
Run Time: 60 min.
BAAM and The Gem invite you to a special February vacation event for families this coming Saturday, February 18th at 11am. Local authors Heidi Bullen and Lisa Wentzell will share a reading of their brand new book A Dog & His Boy: The Adventures of Spillway & Scotty on the big screen followed by a Q&A with kids in the audience. Scotty and Spillway will be there to join in the fun too!
A Dog & His Boy: The Adventures of Spillway & Scotty: No matter where they go, Scotty and his special stuffed dog, Spillway, always have fun together. Although Scotty was born with a chromosomal disorder that causes developmental delays, with Spillway by his side, there are always adventures to be had! Join Spillway as he takes you on a journey through Scotty’s life where they experience acceptance, empathy, and inclusion during their unique time together.
You can purchase a copy of A Dog & His Boy: The Adventures of Spillway & Scotty, hot off the press, and have Lisa and Heidi sign it for you in The Gem lobby following the reading. There will be a $5 discount on the book for every child who buys a copy that morning
Author, Lisa Krikorian Wentzell, is a full-time mom with a full- time career caring for Scotty, her special-needs son. Together with her husband, Scott, they are dedicated to assuring Scotty enjoys all that life has to offer. Everyone’s life journey is different, and although their family journey is challenging, Lisa triumphs in uncovering hidden joys. She feels blessed with loving and supportive family, friends, teachers, and community, and with amazing programs that allow Scotty to downhill ski, ride horses, and surf. Lisa’s empowering message in A Dog and His Boy is inclusion for children like Scotty.
Author, Heidi Bullen, is a National Board Certified third-grade teacher at Crescent Park Elementary School in Bethel, Maine. She has been a teacher for twenty-four years. She lives in the mountains of Maine with her husband and two dogs and cherishes visits from her grown son and daughter. This is her third book.
Illustrator, Claudia Diller, has lived in Maine for over fifty years and currently resides in Kingfield, where she writes and illustrates a weekly blog and paints her annual art calendar and note cards. She has written and illustrated one book and illustrated four others.