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Cupig Illustrator at The Reading Bug

Cupig Illustrator at The Reading Bug: A Valentine’s Special

February 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join Us as we have the Cupig Illustrator at The Reading Bug

Target Audience: Families with children 2-6

Love is in the air, and The Reading Bug is ready to celebrate Valentine’s Day with a heartwarming party! Join us as we proudly present the talented Illustrator, Rob Sayegh, with his delightful new picture book, “Cupig.” This special event is crafted for families with children aged 2-6 years, promising an afternoon filled with crafts, refreshments, enchanting stories, and the opportunity to have your copy of “Cupig” signed by the illustrator himself. Get ready for a Valentine’s extravaganza that combines creativity, storytelling, and the magic of Cupig at The Reading Bug!

Highlights of the Events:

  1. Captivating Illustrator, Rob Sayegh: Rob Sayegh, the brilliant mind behind “Cupig,” brings his artistic prowess to The Reading Bug. Engage with the illustrator as he shares the inspiration behind his latest picture book and witness the magic of Cupig come to life.
  2. Crafts for Little Hands: The Valentine’s Day party isn’t complete without a touch of creativity. Join in on delightful crafts that capture the essence of love and friendship. From heartwarming cards to charming Cupig-themed creations, these crafts are perfect for little hands eager to explore.
  3. Enchanting Stories for Young Minds: Immerse your little ones in the world of enchanting stories. The Reading Bug, known for its commitment to fostering a love for literature, presents captivating tales that resonate with the themes of love, friendship, and the magic of Valentine’s Day.
  4. Book Signing with Rob Sayegh: The highlight of the event is the opportunity to have your copy of “Cupig” signed by Rob Sayegh himself. Make this Valentine’s Day extra special by taking home a personalized, signed copy of a picture book that promises to become a cherished favorite.

The Cupig Adventure:

  1. Discovering Cupig: Cupig, the adorable protagonist of Rob Sayegh’s picture book, is a character who steals hearts with every page. Discover the charm of Cupig as the story unfolds, offering a delightful adventure that blends sweetness with a touch of whimsy.
  2. Illustrator Insights: Rob Sayegh provides a unique opportunity for families to gain insights into the world of illustration. Learn about the creative process, the inspiration behind Cupig, and the magic of bringing characters to life through art. It’s a peek behind the curtain for young and aspiring artists.
  3. Interactive Storytelling: The Reading Bug transforms storytelling into an interactive experience. Watch as young minds light up with each turn of the page, actively participating in the narrative magic. Interactive storytelling ensures that children are not just listeners but active participants in the Cupig adventure.
  4. Building Early Literacy Skills: Beyond the enchantment of the story, Cupig at The Reading Bug is designed to contribute to early literacy skills. From vocabulary development to fostering a love for reading, the event provides a nurturing environment for young minds to bloom.

Crafting Memories at The Reading Bug:

  1. Heartwarming Crafts: Engage in crafts that tug at the heartstrings. From creating Cupig-themed cards to crafting love-infused decorations, these hands-on activities are designed to be both fun and meaningful. It’s an opportunity for little ones to express their creativity while celebrating the spirit of Valentine’s Day.
  2. Personalized Valentines: The crafts aren’t just about creativity; they’re about creating personalized Valentines. Encourage children to craft messages of love and friendship, turning each creation into a heartfelt expression of affection. These Valentines become keepsakes that carry the warmth of the event.
  3. Cupig Creations: Dive into the world of Cupig with crafts that bring the character to life. From Cupig masks to paper plate Cupig faces, let young imaginations soar as they craft their own interpretations of the lovable character. It’s a hands-on experience that enhances the connection with the story.

How to Make the Most of Cupig at The Reading Bug:

  1. Event Details: Mark your calendar with the details of Cupig at The Reading Bug. Check the timing, location, and any additional information provided by The Reading Bug to ensure you don’t miss a moment of the Valentine’s extravaganza.
  2. Secure Your Copy of “Cupig”: Ensure you have a copy of “Cupig” ready for signing. You can purchase the book in advance at The Reading Bug or bring your existing copy. Having the book on hand ensures that you can capture the magic of the moment with a personalized signature.
  3. Arrive Early for Crafts: If crafts are part of the event, arrive a little early to fully enjoy the hands-on activities. Crafts often have limited supplies, and arriving promptly ensures that your little ones can immerse themselves in the creative process.
  4. Engage with Rob Sayegh: Take the opportunity to engage with Rob Sayegh during the book signing. Whether it’s asking about his artistic process or expressing your child’s admiration for Cupig, these interactions add a personal touch to the event.
  5. Capture the Memories: Bring a camera or use your smartphone to capture the memories created during Cupig at The Reading Bug. These snapshots become cherished reminders of a Valentine’s Day celebration filled with love, laughter, and the magic of Cupig.


Cupig Illustrator at The Reading Bug is more than an event; it’s a celebration of love, creativity, and the joy of storytelling. Join the enchanting world of Cupig, crafted by the talented Rob Sayegh, and immerse your family in a Valentine’s extravaganza that combines the magic of literature with hands-on creativity. From personalized Valentines to the opportunity to have your copy of “Cupig” signed, this event at The Reading Bug is a heartwarming way to celebrate the season of love with your little ones. Get ready for an afternoon of Cupig-inspired enchantment that promises to create lasting memories and a love for storytelling that will endure for years to come.


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San Carlos, 94070 United States
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