Julie Berry Storyhour

Julie Berry grew up in western New York. She holds a BS from Rensselaer in communication and an MFA from Vermont College in writing for children and young adults. She now lives in southern California with her husband and four sons. She is the author of many books for children, including the Printz Honor book The Passion of Dolssa, and All the Truth That's in Me, an ALA Notable and Junior Library Guild selection. This is her first picture book. Visit her online at julieberrybooks.com


She'll be reading three of her picture books: Long Ago on a Silent Night, Don't Let the Beasties Escape This Book, and Happy Right Now. We'll also have pizza for our special story hour!

Event date: 

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 6:00pm

Event address: 

79 Leonard St
Belmont, MA 02478

Ticketed Event: 

Long Ago, On a Silent Night Cover Image
By Julie Berry, Annie Won (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781338277722
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Orchard Books - September 3rd, 2019

The miracle of Christmas comes alive in this luminous celebration of unconditional love and the joy and hope and promise in every child from Printz Honor recipient Julie Berry!

Don't Let the Beasties Escape This Book! Cover Image
By Julie Berry, April Lee (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781947440043
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Getty Publications - September 10th, 2019

It’s no ordinary day at the castle! This beautifully illustrated, silly picture book is a fun introduction to the medieval world and the illuminated bestiary
Godfrey, a peasant boy who works for the lord and lady of the castle, finds a bestiary, or illustrated book of beasts, on the way to do his chores one morning.

Happy Right Now Cover Image
By Julie Berry, Holly Hatam (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781683643524
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sounds True - October 29th, 2019

An illustrated picture book that teaches the best way to be happy is to embrace the circumstances we find ourselves in each day

Happy Right Now brings a much-needed message to kids: it’s great to feel happy, but it’s okay to feel sad sometimes too.