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Story Time with Deborah Marcero: Haylee and Comet

Virtual Book Launch Celebration!
Event date: 
Saturday, June 26, 2021 - 11:00am

Join us for story time with author and Illustrator Deborah Marcero to celebrate the release of her new book, Haylee and Comet: A Tale of Cosmic Friendship!

In the warm and wonderful tradition of emerging reader series about friendship like Frog and Toad and Elephant and Piggie, comes Deborah Marcero's Haylee and Comet, a book about a secret wish, a girl named Haylee, and a cosmic friendship.

Haylee and Comet share one simple wish: a friend. And as with all great best-friendships, the universe brings them together in the right place at the right time.  With each adventure, Haylee and Comet learn about what it takes to grow a strong and long-lasting friendship: accepting their differences, discovering the things they share, communicating with honesty, and being open to forgiveness. And just maybe, there'll be some surprises along the way.


Deborah Marcero is the author-illustrator of several picture books, including In a JarMy Heart is a Compass, and Rosie & Crayon, as well as the emerging readers series Haylee and Comet. Having worked on many children’s books, Deborah has a passion for storytelling in many media. Faculty at Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA program in Writing for Children and Young Adults, she has a BFA from the University of Michigan, an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and K-8 teaching certification from Northwestern University.

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How to register

Registration is free, but book purchases are welcomed and appreciated--thank you for supporting our authors!  You must register on this page to attend the event. The event will stream on Zoom. You will receive an email with the Zoom link after registering. If you don't receive a confirmation email after registering today, contact us right away so we can check for problems now.

Purchase a copy of Haylee and Comet with a signed bookplate* from our website HERE.  

*Bookplates available while supplies last.

If you have signed up for the event and are having difficulty accessing it via Zoom, please contact us via email at throughout the event & will do our best to provide technical support as needed. If you ordered a book for store pick up, we will contact you as soon as it's ready. If you ordered a book with shipping, please allow an additional 7-10 days for delivery after it has been signed.





Event address: 
Phoenix Zoom Channel