logo
shopping bag
News & Events

News & Events:


Welcome to our News & Events Page

BIG NEWS!...Mirabelle is thrilled to share her adventures in a series of three Happy Dog Adventure children's books. Mirabelle captured hearts in Michael Mullerís line of greeting cards and now she brings children into her world with a series of illustrated board books about the pleasure and excitement of discovering simple things. MIRABELLE AND THE BOUNCY RED BALL; MIRABELLE AND THE BUTTERFLY; and MIRABELLE GOES FOR A WALK (Workman Publishing, October 2012, written and illustrated by Michael Muller) introduce new readers to the life of an inquisitive little dog and her devoted owner, Mr. Muller.

Check out Michael and Mirabelle's
Storytime reading of "Mirabelle and the Butterfly"! Mr. Muller (with Mirabelle at his side) is reading to a group of wonderful children and their families at aMuse Toys at Quarry Lake in Baltimore, MD!




We have Mirabelle Book Event dates and locations listed below from the Fall of 2012 up through the present and all scheduled upcoming events. Click on the name of the store or event to visit their website. Check out one of these events in your neighborhood. If you don't see one scheduled in your area, make sure to let your local bookstore or card/gift/toy/pet store know that you want Mirabelle to come visit!

We will keep you informed of all the latest happenings and developments through our daily Facebook posts, our monthly emails and our regular website updates. If you are not already on our email list, please join us! Hold on to your hats...it promises to be an exciting journey!


Michael, Tom and of course Mirabelle

2017


Saturday, November 25 at 10:30 am a Book Reading and Signing during storytime at Hooray for Books in Old Town Alexandria, VA. Hooray for Books.


Friday, May 19 from 12:30 - 2:30 for a Book Reading and Signing for the kindergarten and 1st grade classes at First State Montessori Academy in Wilmington, DE. First State Montessori Academy.


Sunday, May 7 from 10 am to 2 pm an appearance and Book Signing for the Open House event at Everhart Veterinary Hospital (Mirabelle's fabulous vets) in Baltimore, MD. Everhart Veterinary Hospital.


Friday, April 7 from 10:30 to noon for a Book Reading and Signing for the kindergarten classes at Odyssey Charter School in Wilmington, DE. Odyssey Charter School.


2016


Saturday, December 17 at both 11 am and 12 noon a Book Reading and Signing featuring the new Mirabelle Holiday Book at aMuse Toys at their Quarry Lake store in Baltimore, MD. aMuse Toys.


Sunday, December 4 from 11 am - 5 pm come visit us at Merry Mart, held at the Creative Alliance Theater, right in the heart of Highlandtown in Baltimore, MD. Merry Mart is an annual holiday craft show. We will be selling all sorts of fun and fabulous merchandise all inspired by Mirabelle, the loveable Boston Terrier and star of the Happy Dog Adventures book series. This year will feature a brand new Mirabelle Holiday Book. Merry Mart 2016.


Saturday, November 26 at 10:30 am a Book Reading and Signing featuring the new Mirabelle Holiday Book at Hooray for Books in Old Town Alexandria, VA. Hooray for Books.


Sunday, November 13 at 1 pm a Book Reading and Signing featuring the new Mirabelle Holiday Book at Shenanigans Toys in Charlottesville, VA. Shenanigans Toys.


Saturday, November 12 at 12 noon a Book Reading and Signing featuring the new Mirabelle Holiday Book at World of Mirth in Richmond, VA. World of Mirth.


Saturday, November 5 from 2 to 5 pm a Book Reading and Signing featuring the new Mirabelle Holiday Book at Dancing Bear Toys and Gifts in downtown Frederick, MD. Dancing Bear Toys and Gifts.


Friday, November 4 at 1 pm a Book Reading and Signing featuring the new Mirabelle Holiday Book at Carroll County Library Westminster Branch in Westminster, MD. Carroll County Library Westminster Branch.


Saturday, October 29 at 9 am a Book Reading and Signing featuring the new Mirabelle Holiday Book at Browseabout Books in Rehoboth Beach, DE. Browseabout Books.


Sunday, October 16 at both 11 am and 12 noon a Book Reading and Signing featuring the new Mirabelle Holiday Book at aMuse Toys at their Quarry Lake store in Baltimore, MD. aMuse Toys.


Saturday, September 17 at 11:30 am a Book Reading and Signing featuring the new Mirabelle Holiday Book at Nouveau Home and Interior Design in downtown Baltimore, MD. Nouveau Home and Interior Design.


Saturday, June 25 at 10:30 am a Book Reading and Signing at the Kingstowne Community Library in Alexandria, VA. Kingstowne Community Library.


Saturday, June 4 at 9 am a Book Reading and Signing at Browseabout Books in Rehoboth Beach, DE. Browseabout Books.


Friday, June 3 at 1 pm a Book Reading and Signing at Rehoboth Beach Public Library in Rehoboth Beach, DE. Rehoboth Beach Public Library.


Saturday, May 7 at 12 noon a Book Reading and Signing at Kidding Around Toys in Montclair, NJ. Kidding Around Toys.


Saturday, April 16 from 10 am - 4 pm a special appearance and book signing at The Boston Terrier Club of Maryland's Annual Dog Show Event in Westminster, MD. The Boston Terrier Club of Maryland.


Saturday, January 16 19 at 11 am a Book Reading and Signing at Books and Books in Coral Gables, FL. Books and Books.


Friday, January 15 at 10 am a Book Reading and Signing at Learning Express in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Learning Express.


2015


Saturday, December 19 at 11 am an appearance with Santa and Book Signing at PetValu in Hampstead, MD. PetValu.


Sunday, December 6 from 11 am - 5 pm come visit us at Merry Mart, held at the Creative Alliance Theater, right in the heart of Highlandtown in Baltimore, MD. Merry Mart is an annual juried holiday gift show. We will be selling all sorts of fun and fabulous merchandise all inspired by Mirabelle, the loveable Boston Terrier and star of the Happy Dog Adventures book series. Merry Mart 2015.


Saturday, November 7 at 1 pm a Book Reading and Signing at World of Mirth Toys in Richmond, VA. World of Mirth Toys.


Sunday, October 25 at 1 pm a Book Reading and Signing at The Children's Museum of Blacksburg in Blacksburg, VA. Children's Museum of Blacksburg.


Saturday, October 24 at 2 pm a Book Reading and Signing at Imagination Station Toys in Roanoke, VA. Imagination Toys.


Wednesday, October 14 at 5 pm a Book Reading and Signing at Wednesday Storytime at Hooray for Books in Alexandria, VA. Hooray for Books.


Saturday, October 10 at noon a Book Reading and Signing at Salty Dog Grooming in Pocomoke City, MD. Salty Dog Grooming.


Saturday, August 22 at 11 am a Book Reading and Signing at Browseabout Books in Rehoboth Beach, DE. Browseabout Books.


Saturday, August 1 at 11 am a Book Reading and Signing at aMuse Toys at Quarry Lake in Baltimore, MD. aMuse Toys.


During the summer months of June and July, Mirabelle will be visiting 6 branches of the Carroll County Public Library system, for a Book Reading and Signing with all the kids. Michael and Mirabelle are so excited to spread some Mirabelle magic to our friends in Carroll County. Carroll County Public Library.
These are the book reading and signing locations, dates and times:
Monday, June 22 from 1 - 3 pm - Summer Reading Kick-Off Party at the Westminster Branch
Friday, July 10 at 1 pm - North Carroll Branch
Monday, July 13 at 10 am - Mt Airy Branch
Saturday, July 25 at 10 am - Eldersburg Branch
Saturday, July 25 at 1 pm - Finksburg Branch



Wednesday, April 28 - Friday, May 1 a special appearance and book signing at The Boston Terrier Club of America's Annual National Specialty Show Event in Lancaster, PA. Minuteman Boston Terrier Club.


Friday, January 30 at 9:30 am and 10:30 am a Book Reading and Signing at Lucy V. Barnsley Elementary School in Rockville, MA. Lucy V. Barnsley Elementary School.


2014


Sunday, December 7 from 11 am - 5 pm come visit us at Merry Mart, held at the Creative Alliance, right in the heart of Highlandtown in Baltimore, MD. Merry Mart is an annual juried holiday gift show. Merry Mart.


Saturday, November 15 from 1 - 3 pm a special appearance and Book Signing at Now & Then in Takoma Park, MD. Now & Then.


Saturday, October 4 and Sunday October 5 a special appearance and book signing at The Minuteman Boston Terrier Club's Annual Specialty Show Event in Sturbridge, MA. Minuteman Boston Terrier Club.


Friday, October 3 at 11 am a Book Reading and Signing at Porter Square Books in Cambridge, MA. Porter Square Books.


Saturday, September 13 at 11 am and 12 noon, and Sunday, September 14 at 1 pm a Book Reading and Signing at aMuse Toys at Quarry Lake in Baltimore, MD. aMuse Toys.


Friday, September 12 from 7 - 9 pm a special appearance at The Boston Terrier Club of Maryland monthly meeting at the Coventry School for Dogs & their People in Columbia, MD. Boston Terrier Club of Maryland.


During the summer months of June, July and August, Mirabelle will be visiting 6 branches of the Carroll County Public Library system, for a Book Reading and Signing with all the kids. Michael and Mirabelle are so excited to spread some Mirabelle magic to our friends in Carroll County. Carroll County Public Library.
These are the book reading and signing locations, dates and times:
Saturday, June 28 at 11 am - Taneytown Branch
Saturday, June 28 at 2 pm - Finksburg Branch
Saturday, July 19 at 10 am - Westminster Branch
Saturday, July 19 at 1 pm - North Carroll Branch
Saturday, August 9 at 10 am - Mt Airy Branch
Saturday, August 9 at 1 pm - Eldersburg Branch



Saturday, June 7 from 10 am - 12 noon a Book Reading and Signing at Whole Dogz in Alexandria, VA. Whole Dogz.


Saturday, May 3 from 10 am - 4 pm a special appearance and book signing at The Boston Terrier Rescue of North Carolina's Annual Event in Wilmington, NC. The Boston Terrier Rescue of North Carolina.


Saturday, April 26 a Book Reading and Signing at the Kingstowne Community Library in Alexandria, VA. Kingstowne Community Library.


Saturday, April 12 from 8 am - 4 pm a special appearance and book signing at The Boston Terrier Club of Maryland's Annual Dog Show Event in Westminster, MD. The Boston Terrier Club of Maryland.


Sunday, March 16 from 2 - 4 pm a Book Reading and Signing at Pawsh Dog Boutique and Salon in Boston, MA. Pawsh Dog Boutique and Salon.


Saturday, March 15 from 9 am - 6 pm a special appearance and book signing at The Boston Terrier Club of Connecticut's Annual Dog Show Event in Southbury, CT. The Boston Terrier Club of Connecticut.


Friday, March 14 at 1 pm a Book Reading and Signing at Kidding Around Toys in Manhattan, NYC. Kidding Around Toys.


Saturday, March 1 at 11 am and Sunday, March 2 at 1 pm a Book Reading and Signing at aMuse Toys at Quarry Lake in Baltimore, MD. aMuse Toys.


Saturday, January 18 at 11 am a Book Reading and Signing at the Mount Airy Public Library in Mount Airy, MD. Mount Airy Public Library.


2013


Saturday, December 7 from 10:30 - 11:30 am a Book Reading and Signing at Barnes & Noble Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, MD during their Children's Storytime. Barnes & Noble Johns Hopkins.


Thursday, December 5 from 5:00 - 8:00 pm a Book Reading and Signing at The MAC (Maryland Athletic Club) in Baltimore, MD during their annual Milk & Cookies Holiday event. Maryland Athletic Club.


Sunday, December 1 from 11 am - 5 pm come visit us at Merry Mart, held at the Creative Alliance, right in the heart of Highlandtown in Baltimore, MD. Merry Mart is an annual juried holiday gift show. Merry Mart.


Saturday, November 9 from 4 - 5 pm a Book Reading and Signing at Dancing Bear Toys and Gifts in Frederick, MD during their Neighborhood Toy Store Day. Dancing Bear Toys and Gifts.


Saturday, November 2 from 10 - 11 am a Book Reading and Signing at Tell Me A Story Play Date at St. James Academy in Monkton, MD. Come in your PJs and join us for an early morning play date full of storybook fun. The event is also putting together book and PJ care packages for local childrenís hospitals. Tell Me A Story Play Date at St. James Academy.


The months of October and November has Mirabelle visiting 19 branches of the Baltimore County Public Library, for a Book Reading and Signing with all the kids. Michael and Mirabelle are so excited to spread some Mirabelle magic to our friends in Baltimore County. Baltimore County Public Library.
These are the book reading and signing locations, dates and times:
Friday, Oct 4, 10:30 am Catonsville
Saturday, Oct 5, 11 am Parkville and 2 pm Rosedale
Sunday, Oct 6, 2 pm Arbutus
Wednesday, Oct 9, 7 pm Towson
Thursday, Oct 10, 6:30 pm Randallstown
Saturday, Oct 12, 10:30 am Reisterstown and 1 pm Lansdowne
Friday, Oct 18, 10:30 am White Marsh and 2 pm Perry Hall
Saturday, Oct 19, 2 pm Cockeysville
Tuesday, Oct 22, 7 pm Owings Mills
Wednesday, Oct 23, 11 am Essex and 2 pm Hereford
Saturday, Oct 26, 2 pm North Point
Monday, Oct 28, 6:30 pm Pikesville
Friday, Nov 1, 2 pm Sollers Point
Saturday, Nov 16, 2 pm Woodlawn



Saturday, September 21 at 11 am a Book Reading and Signing at Shenanigans Toys in Charlottesville, VA. Shenanigans Toys.


Saturday, August 31 and Sunday, September 1 we will have an exhibitor booth and Michael and Mirabelle will do a Book Reading and Signing at the Decatur Book Festival in Decatur, GA. The Decatur Book Festival.


Saturday, August 17 at 1 pm a Book Signing at the Ivy Bookshop in Baltimore, MD. The Ivy Bookshop.


Saturday, August 3 from 11 am to 2 pm a Book Signing at PULP for the Dog Days event in Washington, DC. PULP.


Friday, July 19 at 11 am a Book Reading at the Carroll County Public Library in Finksburg, MD. Carroll County Public Library.


Two Saturdays in July a Book Reading and Signing at Browseabout Books in Rehoboth Beach, DE. Browseabout Books.


Saturday, July 6 from 9 am to 12 noon a Book Signing at Proud Bookstore in Rehoboth Beach, DE. Proud Bookstore.
Proceeds from the event will help to benefit The Delaware Humane Association. Delaware Humane Association.


Saturday, June 22 from 3 pm to 5 pm a Book Reading and Signing at Little Dickens in Lynchburg, VA. Little Dickens.


Saturday, June 22 from 10 am to 12 noon a Book Reading and Signing at Imaginations Toy and Furniture Co. in Blacksburg, VA. Imaginations Toy & Furniture Co.


Sunday, June 9 from 12 noon to 4 pm a Book Signing at HonTown as a part of HonFest in Baltimore, MD. HonFest.


Saturday, June 8 from 11 am to 2 pm a Book Signing at PULP in Washington, DC. PULP.


Saturday, May 4 from 12 noon to 3 pm a Book Signing at World of Mirth in Richmond, VA. World of Mirth.


The week of March 30 - April 7 is Mirabelle's California Book Tour. We are so excited about our upcoming west coast tour and spreading some Mirabelle magic to our friends in CA. These are the book events and dates:
Saturday, March 30 from 12 - 3 pm a Book Signing at YAP in Ghiradelli Square in San Francisco, CA. YAP.
Monday, April 1 from 2 - 4 pm a Book Reading and Signing at BookSmart in Morgan Hill, CA. BookSmart.
Tuesday, April 2 at 4 pm a Book Reading and Signing at The Reading Bug in San Carlos, CA. The Reading Bug.
Thursday, April 4 at 10 am a Book Reading at La Crescenta Presbyterian Preschool in conjunction with Once Upon a Time Bookstore in Montrose, CA. Once Upon a Time Bookstore.
Thursday, April 4 at 6:30 pm a Book Signing at Little Junebugs in Pasadena, CA. Little Junebugs.
Friday, April 5 at 2 pm a Book Signing at Nantucket Crossing in Rolling Hills Estates, CA. Nantucket Crossing.
Friday, April 5 at 6:30 pm a Book Signing at Apostrophe Books in Long Beach, CA. Apostrophe Books.
Saturday, April 6 from 12 - 3 pm a Book Signing at The Modern Dog in Venice Beach, CA. The Modern Dog.
Saturday, April 6 from 12 - 3 pm. Boston Buddies Charity Event at The Modern Dog in Venice Beach.


The weekend of March 22 - 24 at The Virginia Festival of the Book in Charlottesville, VA. We are so excited to be part of this amazing event and so happy to get the chance to visit five elementary schools and bring Mirabelle along to the book reading events for the kids to enjoy and to spread some Mirabelle magic. Virginia Festival of the Book.
Saturday, March 23 at 11 am a Book Reading and Signing at Shenanigans Toys in Charlottesville, VA. Shenanigans Toys.


Saturday, January 26th at 10:30 am Book Reading and Signing at Hooray for Books in Alexandria, VA. Hooray for Books.


Saturday, January 12th at 12:30 pm a Book Reading and Signing at Books & Books in Coral Gables, FL. Books & Books.


Friday, January 11th from 5:00 - 8:00 pm a Book Signing at The Pink Palm on Lincoln Road in Miami Beach, FL. The Pink Palm.


2012


Saturday, December 8th at 2 pm at Biblion Used Books & Rare Finds in Lewes, DE. Biblion Books.


Saturday, December 8th at 10 am at Proud Bookstore in Rehoboth Beach, DE. Proud Bookstore.


Saturday, November 24th at 12 pm at Hontown in Baltimore, MD. Hontown.


Thursday, November 8th at A Likely Story Bookstore in Sykesville, MD. The book event will be part of their Children's Book Club. A Likely Story Bookstore.


Sunday, November 4th at 2 pm at PULP DC in Washington, DC. The book signing event will be part of PULP's 10th Anniversary celebration. PULP DC.


Saturday, November 3rd at 11:30 am at Winchester Book Gallery in Winchester, VA. Winchester Book Gallery.


The weekend of October 26th - 28th at Browseabout Books in Rehoboth Beach, DE. This is the Sea Witch Festival weekend in Rehoboth, and Mirabelle is the official mascot for the Pet Parade that weekend! Browseabout Books.


Saturday, October 13th at 1 pm at G. Whilliker's in Warrenton, VA. G. Whillikers Toys and Books.


Saturday, September 29th at 10 am at Sun Pharmacy in Rising Sun, MD. They are also doing a fundraiser for a local mission center (food bank, emergency funding and so on) that day. Sun Pharmacy.


Saturday, September 22nd at 1 pm at The Ivy Bookshop in Baltimore, MD. The Ivy Bookshop.

Mirabelle is going to be the official mascot for the Sea Witch Festival Pet Parade in Rehoboth Beach, DE the weekend of October 26 - 28, 2012. She will also make a special appearance at Browseabout Books that weekend for a book signing event!
Here we are in our booth at the 2012 National Stationery Show in NYC in May. We were very proud of our booth and the response from our visitors and customers.
Here is a better look at our booth. We loved the bold graphics and the overall look and design!
Tom smooching Mirabelle for a job well done...this may just be our favorite picture from the show!
This is the window display at PULP DC in Washington, DC during their Dog Days of Summer event in August!
This is our favorite picture from our second book signing event at Sun Pharmacy in Rising Sun, MD in September. Mirabelle is such a good little shopgirl!
This is the three of us (Mirabelle, Michael and Tom...the big dog) marching in the 2012 Sea Witch Festival Parade in Rehoboth Beach, DE on Halloween weekend. Just before Hurricane Sandy came ashore to dampen the rest of the weekend. Oh well, we had a BLAST!

Michael is now a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators