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Date Monday, April 1, 2024 at 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Duration   1 hours
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Come out for a literary adventure at Oakton Library with the enchanting "Story Time with Chiara Colombi" on Monday, April 1st, at 2:30 pm. The spotlight is on Chiara Colombi, a captivating debut kidlit author hailing from California, who will be captivating audiences with a reading of her upcoming release, "Rocket Ship, Solo Trip." This event, held at 10304 Lynnhaven Pl, Oakton, VA, is open to all but particularly tailored for children aged 4-12. "Rocket Ship, Solo Trip" unfolds the tale of Rocket, a daring protagonist with dreams as vast as outer space itself. As she embarks on her inaugural solo mission to place a satellite into orbit, young readers are treated to a fact-filled, rhyming adventure that mirrors the excitement of exploration. Ground Control's words of encouragement propel Rocket through the cosmos, capturing the hearts of readers aged from preschool to pre-teen. Chiara Colombi, accompanied by the artistry of New York Times bestselling illustrator Scott Magoon, skillfully navigates the complexities of first-time experiences, instilling the lesson that, no matter how far one ventures, the comfort of loved ones is ever-present. Following the reading, Chiara will be available for book signings, ensuring that the magic of "Rocket Ship, Solo Trip" lingers long after the event concludes. Don't miss this cosmic rendezvous that promises to fuel imaginations and leave hearts soaring.

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