Jamie Lee Curtis SOLD OUT My Brave Year of Firsts

Author Autographed Inscribed and Personalized Hardcovers of My Brave Year of Firsts: Tries, Sighs, and High Fives are available to Order below.

SOLD OUT EVENT:  Jamie Lee Curtis appears for her New Children's Picture Book My Brave Year of Firsts: Tries, Sighs, and High Fives on Friday, September 7, 2012 at 7:00 PM at The Village Presbyterian Church, 6641 Mission Road, Prairie Village, Kansas 66208.  Co-sponsored by Rainy Day Books, Head Start of Shawnee Mission and The Little House.

ABOUT THE BOOK:  My Brave Year of Firsts celebrates the everyday bravery of trying new things for the very first time.  While our spunky heroine, Frankie, learns to ride a bike, tie her shoes, make new friends, love her first dog, borrow a book from the library, say when she's wrong, try yucky food and work with her dad, she also learns that trying new things is how she grows and that being brave enough to do so is what growing up is all about.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Jamie Lee Curtis is the Bestselling Author of ten Picture Books for children, including her latest My Brave Year of Firsts.  She is the author of My Mommy Hung the Moon, Big Words for Little People, Is There Really A Human Race?, It’s Hard To Be Five, I’m Gonna Like Me, Where Do Balloons Go?, Today I Feel Silly and Other Moods That Make My Day, Tell Me Again About The Night I Was Born, and When I Was Little.  She is also a film Actress with starring roles in such acclaimed films as You Again, Freaky Friday, True Lies, Trading Places, and A Fish Called Wanda.  In television, Ms. Curtis co-starred opposite Richard Lewis in the sitcom Anything But Love, as well as the title role in TNT’s adaptation of Wendy Wasserstein’s play, The Heidi Chronicles, and the CBS telefilm, Nicholas’ Gift.  Ms. Curtis is also an AIDS activist and has a deep and active connection to many children’s charities including, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles as well as being the official spokesperson for CAAF (The Children Affected by Aids Foundation) and on whose Executive Advisory Board she is a serving member and The Starlight/ Starbright Foundation.  Ms. Curtis is a recovering alcoholic/addict and is honored to serve on the Board of Directors of CASA (The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University).  She is the mother of Annie and Thomas, and has been married for over 22 years to Actor & Director Christopher Guest.  She lives in Southern California.

SOLD OUT DATE & TIME:  Friday, September 7, 2012 at 7:00 PM

SOLD OUT LOCATION:  The Village Presbyterian Church, Friendship Hall, 6641 Mission Road, Prairie Village, Kansas 66208.

SOLD OUT ADMISSION PACKAGE:  SOLD OUT $16.99 plus Kansas Sales Tax includes One Hardcover of My Brave Year of Firsts: Tries, Sighs, and High Fives and One Family Admission Package (Admits up to Two Adults and Two Children).  SOLD OUT Purchase your Family Admission Packages now because only 150 Packages are available for this Special Event.  SOLD OUT  If you would like to Pick-Up your Admission Package at the Door of this Event, then in the "Shopping cart" go to "Checkout" and in "Store Pick-Up Options" Check the Box to "I would like to pick this Order up at the Store" and at the bottom of the webpage in the "Order comments:" Field, type that you would like "At-Event Pick-Up."  Your Order will be held by your Name at the Will Call table.  The cut-off time for Online Ordering is 3:00 PM on the Day of the Event. 

SOLD OUT EVENT FORMAT:  Jamie Lee Curtis will read from and discuss her New Book and answer audience questions.  A Booksigning follows this Presentation.  Children who attend this Event will receive Activity Books, Posters, Stickers and Treats!

Purchase a book for a Head Start child!

Head Start of Shawnee Mission is partnering with Rainy Day Books for an opportunity for Head Start enrolled children to receive books from you! Community friends are invited to choose a book from our wish list below. To get started, just click the link of the book you’d like to purchase. Or pick your own preschool favorite from the Rainy Day Books database.

Add the book to your cart, choose in-store pickup as your shipping option, and add Head Start to your order comments field. Rainy Day Books will arrange the book delivery with us!

Thank you for considering the opportunity to put books into the hands – and homes of low income children.

My Brave Year of Firsts: Tries, Sighs, and High Fives by Jamie Lee Curtis, Laura Cornell

It’s Hard To Be Five by Jamie Lee Curtis, Laura Cornell

I’m Gonna Like Me by Jamie Lee Curtis, Laura Cornell

Today I Feel Silly & Other Moods That Make My Day by Jamie Lee Curtis, Laura Cornell

When I Was Little by Jamie Lee Curtis, Laura Cornell

Lola Love Stories by Anna McQuinn

The Very Hungry Caterpillar’s Favorite Words by Eric Carle

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff, Felicia Bond

Llama Llama Red Pajama by Anna Dewdney

Can I Play Too? (An Elephant and Piggie Book) by Mo Willems




Head Start of Shawnee Mission, Inc., began in 1965 as a summer enrichment program for 17 preschool-aged children from low-income families.  Today we serve 218 low income children and their families in our Early Head Start and Head Start programs.

Head Start of Shawnee Mission is a private, non-profit corporation.  We provide comprehensive early childhood education, child care for working parents, and social services, nutrition and health, mental health, and developmental screenings to children from Johnson County families.

 The Little House was established in 1969 in a quaint little white house off of The Country Club Plaza.  It was started by a mom who saw a need for a store that sold beautiful, well-made classic clothing for children.  We are excited to be a part of this long standing tradition and to open a fabulous new store in The Fairway Shops.  We offer many great lines of clothing, shoes, gifts, accessories and monogramming, for all your favorite children, infant to 10 for girls and infant to 7 for boys.  It is also a place where kids and kids at heart are welcome to hang out for a while try it on go ahead and touch play in our incredible play area be silly and just enjoy our store!  We are opening soon just a few doors down from Rainy Day Books in The Fairway Shops.  We are excited to see you!

YES, WE SHIP SIGNED COPIES WORLDWIDE!  Order an Author Autograpged Book below.  Your Order will ship within a Day or two of the Author Event. International customers, E-mail Mailbox@RainyDayBooks.com for a shipping quote.  We ship using United States Postal Service International Priority Mail.

DISCLAIMER:  All Author Event sales are final and non-refundable.  Kansas Sales Tax is charged on all domestic orders, regardless of destination.  Unless otherwise indicated, Authors will only sign Books purchased from Rainy Day Books accompanied by a Stamped Admission Ticket.  Additional signed copies are available for purchase at our Author Event.

Event date: 
Friday, September 7, 2012 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
SOLD OUT The Village Presbyterian Church, Friendship Hall
6641 Mission Road
66208 Prairie Village
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