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Jennifer & Matt Holm, The Evil Princess vs. the Brave Knight

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 4:00pm

Bestselling authors (and siblings) Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm (Babymouse, Squish, Sunny Side Up) will join us to share their hilarious new picture book, The Evil Princess vs. the Brave Knight—perfect for every parent tired of telling their kids to PLEASE JUST GET ALONG.

Meet the Evil Princess and the Brave Knight. She casts terrible spells, while he fights dragons. He rescues cats in distress, while she makes mischief. No wonder there isn't much peace in this kingdom! But is the Evil Princess really so evil? And is the Brave Knight truly as chivalrous as he seems? Children and parents will laugh at seeing familiar family dynamics play out in this charming and imaginative new story.

Jennifer L. Holm is the New York Times bestselling author of The Fourteenth Goldfish and several other highly acclaimed novels, including the Scott O'Dell Award-winning Full of Beans and three Newbery Honor Books, Our Only May AmeliaPenny from Heaven, and Turtle in Paradise. With her brother Matt, she is cocreator of beloved and bestselling graphic novels, including the Babymouse, Squish, and Sunny Side Up series. @jenniholm

Matthew Holm is a New York Times bestselling author and illustrator who has created more than 35 books for children. He is the cocreator (with his sister, Jennifer) of a number of graphic novels, including the Eisner Award-winning Babymouse series and the Squish and Sunny Side Up series. Matt recently cowrote and illustrated the middle-grade novel Marvin and the Moths. He lives in the Hudson Valley, New York, with his wife and dog. @mattholm

This free event will take place at Bookshop Santa Cruz. Chairs for open seating are usually set up about an hour before the event begins. If you have any ADA accommodation requests, please e-mail us at by October 6th, 2019.

The Evil Princess vs. the Brave Knight (Book 1) Cover Image
By Jennifer L. Holm, Matthew Holm (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781524771348
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - August 6th, 2019