12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
“123 Gulls” is a picture book for ages 2-6 by Peaks Island author and illustrator, Beth Rand. “123 Gulls” offers a fresh take on a counting book, as a trio of intrepid seagulls makes its way through an island winter wonderland. They skate, ski, and collect items, counting down from ten mittens to one snowy surprise. The gulls also experience 50 and 100, until one moon puts them to sleep in the end. Little ones can start by learning numbers while early counters will have fun finding all the items. Parents and caregivers will appreciate the playful rhyming text as they show children that enjoying winter is as easy as 1, 2, 3! Beth Rand is a self-taught illustrator. “123 Gulls” is a follow-up to her first successful book from 2017, “ABC Gulls.” Both books will be available for Rand to sign at the Islandport Press booth from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.