Matthew & Mara Van Fleet, Oscar the Octopus & Three Little Mermaids

It's an under-the-sea picture book party: join authors Matthew and Mara Van Fleet for readings from their underwater-themed picture books, coloring activities, and calendar giveaways, and fun!

From #1 New York Times bestselling novelty creator Matthew Van Fleet comes an exciting book that teaches little ones the months of the year in Oscar the Octopus! Join Oscar as he introduces preschoolers to the months of the year, texture, colors, and fascinating sea creatures. The cleverly textured pages will tickle fingertips and funny bones while revealing clues to what Oscar will catch next from a shiny friend to a surprise pop-up ending!

Have a tea party undersea and practice counting with Three Little Mermaids, a sparkling interactive novelty concept book by bestselling creator Mara Van Fleet! In Mara Van Fleet’s shimmering interactive novelty concept book, count from one to ten while you visit the bottom of the deep blue sea and meet sparkly fish, soft seals, dancing turtles, and a friendly octopus. With pull-tabs and touch-and-feel textures, never has counting been so much fun!

Matthew Van Fleet’s innovative books have been introducing children to basic concepts for more than twenty years. His uniquely designed board books invite toddlers to touch, press, pull, lift, and even sniff as they explore colors, shapes, numbers, letters, opposites, and more. His New York Times bestselling titles include CatHeadsAlphabet, and Moo, as well as the #1 New York Times bestsellers Tails and Dog. His books have sold more than eight million copies and have been translated around the world. He lives with his family in New York. Visit him online at

Mara Van Fleet has worked in children’s publishing for more than twenty years. She is the bestselling creator of Three Little MermaidsMama Loves MeThe Very Mixed-Up Princess, and Up the Water Spout and Other Nursery Rhymes, among others. She lives with her husband, author and illustrator Matt Van Fleet, and their sons in New York state.

Event date: 

Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 3:00pm

Event address: 

Porter Square Books
25 White St.
Cambridge, MA 02140
Oscar the Octopus: A Book About the Months of the Year By Matthew Van Fleet, Matthew Van Fleet (Illustrator) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781534452374
Availability: In Stock-Click Title For Store Inventory
Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - August 27th, 2019

Three Little Mermaids By Mara Van Fleet, Mara Van Fleet (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mara Van Fleet, Mara Van Fleet (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781442412866
Availability: Available at Wholesaler
Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - January 25th, 2011