Sunday, November 10, 2013 • 2:00–4:00 p.m.
Kanbar Forum, Exploratorium Pier 15; a book signing will follow in the Pier 15 lobby outside the Exploratorium Store.
Free with museum admission
Note: For kids ages 13 and under and their parents; anyone over 18 must be accompanied by a child. This is included with museum admission but seating is limited and restricted to a first-come, first-served basis.
Longing for a lazy Sunday afternoon? Take it slow with a new kind of story time featuring J. Otto Seibold reading Lost Sloth.
Enjoy a soda or sloe gin fizz while your kids sprawl on the floor, getting in touch with their inner folivore (leaves not included). Learn about the secret lives of sloths, and seek out some of our slowest exhibits. Sit back for the breathless tale of a sloth winning a shopping spree—if he can make it to the store in time. “Hurry, Sloth!”
Stay for a Q&A hosted by McSweeney’s McMullens publisher Brian McMullens, and meet the author in person at a book signing located in the Pier 15 lobby, just outside the Exploratorium Store.
J. Otto Seibold is a self-taught artist from Oakland, California, best known as the author and illustrator of many renowned children’s books, among them Olive, the Other Reindeer (with Vivian Walsh). Lost Sloth marks his twentieth anniversary in children’s books.
McSweeney’s McMullens publishes great new books—as well as new editions of out-of-print classics—for individuals and families of all kinds. Each book is produced with special care, to remind readers of just how delightful it can be to sit down and read a book.