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The Magic Tree Bookstore...

...Sparking readers' imaginations since 1984


Mon-Wed 10 am- 6 pm, Th-Fri 10 am-8 pm,

Sat 9:30 am - 5:30 pm, Sun 11am-5pm.

The Magic Tree Bookstore has been voted the

Best Children's Bookstore in the Universe!!!!


Thank you for your support, in our 31st year of sharing stories and friendships.


New Seuss! New Seuss!
Oh Wonderful Day!
We can't wait to hear what the Dr. will say!
Come read! Come listen!
Come listen and read!
We have all the Seuss books
you ever could need!
Beginning at 2:00, we will read all the Seuss!
The Reader-Alouders will all be set loose!

Come join us! Drop in and sit down for a spell.
Which pet will they get? We never will tell...

Tuesday, July 28, 2pm until we are Seussed out.


Have you found Waldo in an amazing record store yet? Have you spotted the striped rascal in a brand new repurposed furniture store? Did you seek him out at Oak Park's oldest and coolest office supply store?

For the entire month of July, you can find the guy in the red and white stripes ALL OVER Oak Park, in your favorite stores and restaurants. Pick up your passport at the Magic Tree to join the hunt. Prizes! Cake! Balloons! and an awesome We Love Waldo Party wraps up the month long search on July 31 at 6:30pm.

Author Visit

August 7, 6pm: Karen Bao at the Magic Tree

Karen Bao, author of Dove Arising, will visit the Magic Tree for a discussion and signing of her intelligent and haunting book. Dove Arising marks the debut of a remarkable new talent. Bao's prose is smart and rich, her story is suspenseful and thought-provoking, following themes of family, survival and science.

Bao is a writer, musician and ecologist. She is three years older than her brother and sixty years younger than her violin. She started writing Dove Arising when she was seventeen.

Learn more at karenbaobooks.com.

Join us for a discussion of writing, science, great characters and the moon.

Join a Bookclub! It's free to members, and you'll get 10% off the current book. All meetings at the Magic Tree. See our "Events" page for a complete listing. If you have an idea for a bookclub, let us know! Let's get it started!

Upcoming club meetings:

August 3, 4pm: Pages and Pages Bookclub. Discussing The Map to Everywhere, by Carrie Ryan and John Parke Davis.

August 13, 7pm: Adults Who Love to Read YA Bookclub. Discussing We Were Liars, by E. Lockhart.

WRITING WORKSHOP: Author and teacher Mike Grosso will lead young authors to find their characters, voice, action and stories. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. JUST BRING YOUR BRAIN.

For Grades 3rd - 6th. Four Tuesdays, 4:30pm, July 7-28th. Young writers may attend all or single sessions.

$40/ $35 for members. Or $10 per single session. Come in or call 708.848.0770 to save your spot.

The Magic Tree Bookstore • 141 N. Oak Park Ave. • Oak Park, IL 60301 • 708.848.0770
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