Baker Book House, KDL Join to Bring Popular Children’s Author to GR

Written by Ann Byle on . Posted in Local

KellyDePucchioMichigan author Kelly DiPucchio will visit Grand Rapids to read from and talk about her new book Super Manny Cleans Up! in a special event sponsored by Baker Book House and Kent District Library.

The event takes place at Cascade Township Park and will be a morning of stories, crafts, and park clean-up geared towards elementary-age children.

Super Manny Cleans Up! is second in the Manny series, with Super Manny Stands Up! published in 2017. DiPucchio is also author of bestsellers Grace for President, The Sandwich Swap, Antoinette and Gaston, among many others.

Baker Book House will be on hand to sell DiPucchio’s books, which the author will be able to sign. Her books are also available for sale at the bookstore.

The event coincides with KDL’s READsquared summer reading program and Baker Book House’s Spread Your Wings summer reading program for children ages 17 and under. Kids can sign up for the program at the event or at the store, the final sign-up day for the summer.

For more information about the event or the summer reading program, visit Baker Book House at 2768 East Paris Ave SE. For details on specific events, visit Visit the KDL website at for details about other events and the reading program.

Kelly DiPucchio Visit

When: 10:30 am Thursday, July 12

Where: Cascade Township Park, 3810 Thornapple River Dr. SE

Details: Kelly will read from her new book Super Manny Cleans Up!, craft, park clean-up, books for sale. Event is free.

Author Information
Ann Byle
Ann Byle is a freelance writer and owner of AB Writing Services. She writes for a number of publications including WMCN, Publishers Weekly, CBA Christian Market and Grand Rapids Magazine, and is author or coauthor of several books including The Baker Book House Story, The Call to Care: A Compassionate Response to Caring for Vulnerable Children (2018) and Christian Publishing 101 (2018). She and her husband Ray, a science teacher, have four young adult children.

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