Children’s Book Author to Visit Old Capitol Books

Profile-2Saturday November 22nd, 11am-1pm: We’re excited to have Alex Schumacher, comic book illustrator and children’s book author, visit Old Capitol Books for a reading of his new kids’ book The World’s Crummiest Umbrella.

This is a kid-friendly event, so bring the family down for some mid-day giggles and fun in our new children’s book section as we listen to the author read from his newest work.

About The World’s Crummiest Umbrella

Cover-webWandering in the Words Press is thrilled to announce the release of The World’s Crummiest Umbrella by illustrator and author, Alex Schumacher. This delightful work of children’s fiction will please kids, and adults who are still kids at heart. It’s now available on Amazon.

Once there was a boy who received the world’s crummiest umbrella. It was a gift from his mother, and he couldn’t believe she would do this to him. The umbrella was huge, multicolored and had a heart on a spring that popped out of the top. Ugh! The boy knows he’ll be the laughing stock of the entire school.But the boy soon learns that some gifts, even crummy ones, are not what they seem to be.

 About the author

Alex Schumacher is an author-illustrator who grew up in the “Salad Bowl of the World” surrounded by fields, family and a passion for storytelling. During a stint in the Bay Area of California, Alex became involved with both the regional chapter of the National Cartoonist Society and the Cartoon Art Museum. Through both organizations he was able to meet and learn from many talented professionals. Shortly thereafter, Alex began to find work in the comic book industry and has worked with noted publishers Viper Comics, Arcana Studios and Bluewater Productions. Currently he is focusing on children’s literature and developing animated series. Through Wandering in the Words Press, Alex brings to you The World’s Crummiest Umbrella.

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