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Phinney Books and Readers to Eaters serve up deliciously good times

Photo: Curt Gerston | Phinney Books/Facebook


As parents, we know that sometimes it can be tricky getting our kids to embrace vegetables. Broccoli can be baffling, cabbage can be creepy, and squash can be downright scary. Readers to Eaters, a Seattle-based publisher, works to promote food literacy from the ground up, helping make vegetables more accessible to kids through a series of ecologically minded, kid-friendly books.  

Their latest release, Zora’s Zucchini, is a colorful and whimsical tale that encourages healthful eating and community building, and teaches our kids about where food comes from. This month, Phinney Books hosted a reading of the book to young readers.

On Friday, Oct. 16 at 11 a,m, author Ka
therine Pryor will present
to young readers at the irrepressibly charming Phi
nney Books on
Greenwood Avenue.

There has always been something magical about neighborhood bookstores, and Phinney Books is no exception. Owners Tom Nissley and Laura Silverstein, lifetime advocates of raising good readers, opened their doors in June 2014, and the warm and welcoming store has delighted local residents and visitors ever since. Come for the book reading and stay to browse the wide selection of books, thoughtfully chosen (and reviewed) by Tom and Laura and their two teenage sons.  

If you’re searching for gift ideas, there’s also a fun collection of toys and games available. (Note to kids and dads; if you’re looking for something for mom, Phinney Books is also the headquarters of Laura’s popular neighborhood-designed and Seattle-manufactured Glittersweet bags.)  

Can’t make the book reading? Phinney Books hosts weekly storytimes at 11 a.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays in their cozy children’s section.

7405 Greenwood Ave N, readerstoeaters.comphinneybooks.com

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