Welcome to Children’s Book World!
Children’s Book World is an independent, full-service children’s bookstore featuring a comprehensive inventory, knowledgeable staff, and exciting events. Children’s Book World opened its doors for the first time in July, 1989–and now, twenty-five years later, we’re going strong and ready to celebrate with great events throughout the fall.

November 4th at 5:30 p.m.

Jeff Kinney with GregBestselling author Jeff Kinney will be bringing a special Road Trip experience to our area and signing his new book, Diary of a Wimpy Kid #9: The Long Haul. Space is limited!

One ticket admits one person. Everyone who attends must have a ticket for entry to the event. Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis. Tickets are available ONLY through Children’s Book World. Please see below for ticket information.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long HaulThis event will take place at The Horticultural Center, located at 100 N Horticultural Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19131. You can find these directions here – please use them!

Tickets will be available starting at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 18th. You may purchase the tickets in person at our store or by calling 610-642-6274. We will not be taking ticket orders by email.

Tickets are $16.00 and include a copy of Jeff Kinney’s newest book, The Long Haul. If you are purchasing multiple tickets, only the first book must be the newest book. Additional tickets may include any Diary of a Wimpy Kid book of your choice.

Tickets are timed (5:30/6:00/6:30/7:00). Your ticket will have an assigned time when you purchase it

Only books purchased at our store for the event will be signed. If you are purchasing additional books for the signing, you will be given a receipt which you will be required to present at the event. Books will also be available for sale at the event.

Thanks for reading all the way to the end of this long list of instructions! We look forward to seeing you at the event!

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