Children's Storytime with Donna Marie Merritt & Ed Heck - Teensy Meensy Mice

The Hickory Stick Bookshop will host a children’s storytime with author Donna Marie Merritt and illustrator Ed Heck who will read and demonstrate drawings from their storybook, Teensy Meensy Mice (MacLaren-Cochrane Publishing, $19.99), on Saturday, November 17th at 12pm. The suggested age for attendants is 3 years old, but all ages are welcome.

Released in September 2018, Teensy Meensy Mice, follows the rambunctious adventures of mischievous mice who use a family's house as their own personal playground at night. They may be teensy meensy, but these mice get into BIG trouble! This is CT author Donna Marie Merritt's 17th book for children and is illustrated by international pop artist Ed Heck. After the reading, Mr. Heck will demonstrate his illustration techniques, and each child will go home with his or her own artistic rendition of the teensy meensy mice!

Donna Marie Merritt is a poet and children's author. Her most recent children's books are Teensy Meensy Mice and Hush That Hullabaloo! Her poems have been selected for a number of anthologies, including Book of Nature Poetry (National Geographic), The Poetry of Us (National Geographic), and One Minute Till Bedtime (Little, Brown and Company). Her most recent poetry book for adults is No Winter Maintenance: Pass at Your Own Risk.

Ed Heck is the illustrator of a series of successful board books, including Monkey Lost, Goodnight Dog, and Monster Opposites. As an artist, he is known for his brightly covered canvases. His unique style and mass appeal have forged his reputation as one of today's leading pop artists. His art exhibits have been displayed around the world, including Germany, New York City, and Key West, Florida. His eye-catching art also appears on a popular line of luggage.

This event is free and open to the public.  If you are unable to attend this event, you may reserve a signed copy of Teensy Meensy Mice by calling The Hickory Stick Bookshop at (860) 868 0525. For further information about this event please visit or email

Event date: 
Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 12:00pm
Event address: 
2 Green Hill Road
Washington Depot, CT 06794
Teensy Meensy Mice Cover Image
By Donna Marie Merritt, Ed Heck (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781365860850
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: MacLaren-Cochrane Publishing - September 4th, 2018