Join us for "Wednesdays in the Woods!"
At 7 PM, close out the summer with The Jack’s! This hometown favorite plays a variety of music from all eras — from The Doors and Van Morrison to the Kings of Leon and Neon Trees. at a free concert in Hubbard Woods Park, 939 Green Bay Road.
But starting at 6 PM, we'll be there with our friend Lowey Bundy Sichol as she celebrates the release of two more titles in her wonderful non-fiction series for kids. From an Idea to Lego: The Building Bricks Behind the World's Biggest Toy Company and From an Idea to Google: How Innovation at Google Changed the World are brand-new, and you can be among the first to see these books. Lowey will be happy to sign them for you.
Food and drink are available--how can you resist a winning combo of music, great books, and the great outdoors? Parents, if your kids are away at camp these are engaging books to send for summer reading, and they are perfect for children who like the "Who Was..." biography series.
Winnetka-based author Lowey Bundy Sichol is the creator of From an Idea to..., the world's first series that introduces business and entrepreneurship to children. She is also the founder and principal of Case Marketing, a specialized writing firm that composes MBA case studies for business schools. Her MBA case studies have been published by Pearson and are read by business school students all over the world.
Lowey received her MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and her BA from Hamilton College where she played varsity softball and women's rugby. When she's not writing, you can find her throwing a ball, shooting hoops, or along the shores of Lake Michigan with her husband, three children, and two big goofy dogs who like to climb trees. Look for her online at loweysichol.com.
From an Idea to Google is a behind-the-computer-screen look into the history, business, and brand of the world's largest search engine.$5.99ISBN: 9781328954947Availability: On Our Shelves Now....best to call before coming in to pick up.Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - July 9th, 2019For fans of the successful Who Was series, From an Idea to Lego is a behind-the-bricks look into the world's famous toy company, with humorous black & white illustrations throughout.
Today, LEGO is one of the biggest toy companies in the world, but a long time ago, a Danish carpenter, Ole Kirk Christiansen, started with just an idea.