Jessie Sima / Spencer's New Pet

Children's author and illustrator Jessie Sima stops at Turnrow to talk about and sign her new book Spencer's New Pet, Turnrow's selection for the September Kids' Club Book of the Month, and to draw new art, live! 

From the creator of Turnrow favorite Not Quite Narwhal and previous Turnrow Kids' Club Book of the Month Love, Z comes a story of pure fun about a boy and a dog and a friendship that endures life's sharpest twists. Described as "original and thoroughly delightful" and "an entirely immersive reading experience...younger readers...[will] be delighted by this heartwarming and suspenseful story of a boy and his dog, the ending of which will leave them eager for a second reading."

This is the newest book from a perennial Turnrow favorite and would make a great personalized gift for the young readers in your life. Join us as we welcome Jessie to Turnrow at an event that is sure to dazzle children and adults alike.

Event date: 
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Event address: 
304 Howard Street
Greenwood, MS 38930
Spencer's New Pet Cover Image
By Jessie Sima, Jessie Sima (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781534418776
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-2 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - August 27th, 2019

From the creator of Not Quite Narwhal comes a classic tale of a boy and his dog—except in this unique story, one of them is a balloon!

When Spencer gets a new pet, he’s excited to do all the things that pets do—taking walks in the park, going to the vet, and attending parties together.

There’s just one hitch: Spencer’s new pet is a balloon