Petunia's Place is pleased to invite you to join us for special events. Most are offered at no charge.

Check below to see if reservations are required.

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Interested in a book club for teachers?

Petunia's Place is sponsoring a book club for teachers who are interested in reading and discussing literature for young people.
Call the store at (559) 438-1561, for more information about how you can join.

Upcoming Events

Friday, June 22 @ 11 am - 1 pm

Author Event

Carol McCloud, author of the best seller Have You filled a Bucket Today? A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids will be sharing her newest book, Buckets, Dippers, and Lids: Secrets to your Happiness.
At this adult, family-friendly event the author will demonstrate how buckets, dippers and lids can become secrets to your happiness.

Call (559) 438-1561 for more information and to reserve your copies.


Saturday, June 23 @ 11 am - 2 pm

Author Event

Author Amy Dixon will have a book launch for her middle grade novel, Annie B Made for TV. After her presentation, she will be available to sign copies of the book as well as copies of her picture books Maurice the Unbeastly and Sophie's Animal Parade.

Call (559) 438-1561 for more information and to reserve your copies.




Recent author appearances

Danielle Bellwood, Anne Biggs , Danielle Shipley , and William Stevens

featured authors from the 2018 Independent Bookstore Day.

Jan Brett

author of the book Mossy and many more.

Jean Chaffee

author of the book Nosey's Big Move.

Chris Colfer

author of the The Land of Stories series.

Margarita Engle

author of the book The Surrender Tree and many more.

Linda Garduno and Laura DeWitt

author and illustrator of the book 'Witchy Poo'

Dorina Lazo Gilmore

author of the book Cora Cooks Pancit.

Doug Hansen

author of the book Mother Goose in California.

Kathy Howell

author of the book The Perfectly Purple Sneakers

Karen Moore

author of the book Pen the Tale, Oogie.

Karlene Kay Ryan and Valerie Hill

author of the book 'Today is the First Day of the Rest of My Life'

Joan Schoettler

author of the book Good Fortune in a Wrapping Cloth.

Gary Soto

author of the book Lucky Luis and many more.