Loading Events
Amulet 9 The Reading Bug

Bestselling Author Kazu Kibuishi of Amulet – the Reading Bug

February 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Exciting news! Amulet #9 is finally here!

Check out boltcityproductions.com to discover the entire amazing series and learn more about the author (if you haven’t already)!

Grab your tickets and don’t forget to visit the bookstore in advance to grab an exclusive coloring page. Bring back your artwork during the event for a chance to win a Reading Bug gift card! You can also pick up other books in the series before the event or on the day of!

Don’t miss out, get your tickets now! Make sure to carefully read each ticket type.

Buy Tickets Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/792069399897?aff=oddtdtcreator

About the Amulet Series

A mysterious amulet opens the door to a beautiful but dangerous world of new friends, giant robots, and shadowy enemies!

Amulet, a series of graphic novels, is both written and illustrated by Kazu Kibuishi and published by Graphix, a division of Scholastic. The story revolves around Emily, a young girl who stumbles upon a magical circular amulet with its own consciousness in her great-grandfather’s house. As a result, she becomes entrusted with the responsibility of safeguarding an entirely new world from a ruler known as The Elf King.

Book 1: The Stonekeeper
After David Hayes’s death in a car accident, Karen, Emily, and Navin move to a family house in Norlen. While cleaning, Emily finds a magical amulet. That night, Karen is kidnapped, and Emily and Navin follow into another world. With the help of a rabbit-like robot, Miskit, they meet Silas’ other robots and embark on a mission to save their mother.

Book 2: The Stonekeeper’s Curse
The group seeks a cure for Karen in the city of Kanalis, facing attacks by elves. They discover the need for a fruit from Demon’s Head Mountain. Navin joins the Resistance, while Emily, Leon, and Miskit journey to the mountain. They encounter challenges, elves, and the Gadoba trees, ultimately curing Karen.

Book 3: The Cloud Searchers
The team, joined by elves Trellis and Luger, searches for the Council of Stonekeepers in Cielis. They meet a humanoid fox named Leon Redbeard, who guides them. The story unfolds with airship travels, challenges, and the revelation of a hidden city in the clouds.

Book 4: The Last Council
The stonekeepers reach Cielis, where Emily competes for a council position. Secrets about the Elf King, a forbidden hallway, and the mother stone are revealed. Emily, Max, Pierce, and Ronan face trials and find themselves at the mercy of the Void.

Book 5: Prince of the Elves
Max’s past is unveiled as the group faces an elf attack. Navin prepares the Resistance for war, while Trellis and Emily confront the Elf King. Max’s true motives surface, leading to a powerful confrontation with dire consequences.

Book 6: Escape from Lucien
The group faces challenges in Lucien, pursued by shadows. Navin leads the Resistance, while Trellis, Emily, and Vigo search for Algos Island. Max’s past and betrayal unfold, impacting the ongoing battle against the elves.

Book 7: Firelight
Emily dreams of a camping trip with her father. The quest for Algos Island reveals hidden memories, and the group encounters challenges underwater. Trellis and Emily discover the truth about Max, setting the stage for their next journey.

Book 8: Supernova
Emily is under the control of the Voice, Ikol, wreaking havoc. In the void, she learns about Ikol’s plan to conquer Alledia. Navin and Alyson run missions, discovering the extent of the Resistance’s reach. Emily breaks free, unlocking new powers and confronting Ikol, promising to defeat the powerful force threatening their world.

About the Author

Kazu Kibuishi is the writer and artist behind the New York Times Bestselling AMULET graphic novel series, published by Scholastic Graphix. Additionally, he serves as the editor, art director, and cover artist for the EXPLORER and FLIGHT Comic Anthologies, and is the creator of the webcomic Copper. His debut graphic novel, Daisy Kutter: The Last Train, received a YALSA Best Books for Young Adults Award in 2005. In 2012, he showcased his artistic talent by illustrating the covers for the Harry Potter 15th Anniversary Edition paperbacks.

Coming from a 4th-generation Japanese-American background, Kazu’s family history includes his great grandfather founding the oldest Japanese grocery store in the US, known as The Katagiri Store (established in 1907) in New York City. Born in Tokyo, Japan, in 1978, Kazu and his family moved back to the United States in 1981. Growing up near Los Angeles, California, Kazu discovered his passion for drawing comics at the age of 5.

Despite choosing not to attend art school, Kazu pursued studies at the University of California Santa Barbara, graduating with a degree in Film and Media Studies in 2000. After exploring various fields like graphic design, architecture, and the animation industry, he returned to his love for comics. Currently, Kazu works as a full-time graphic novelist and shares his insights with students during school visits. Married to author Amy Kim Kibuishi, they, along with their two children, call the Texas Hill Country their home.

For more events at the Reading Bug, please visit their calendar.

See other interesting events in San Carlos. You may also check the main calendar for the dates of these, or to save them on your personal calendar.

Don't miss out!
Subscribe To San Carlos Life

Add your email here to subscribe to all things San Carlos

Invalid email address
Give it a try. You can unsubscribe at any time.


Share This Event

  • This event has passed.


The Reading Bug
785 Laurel Street
San Carlos, 94070 United States
+ Google Map
View Venue Website


The Reading Bug
View Organizer Website