Independent Bookstore Day

Independent Bookstore DayJoin us Saturday, April 29 for a celebration of all that makes independent bookstores a special part of our vibrant community!

10:00am Little Golden Book Story Time

It's the 75th anniversary of the much beloved Little Golden Books series! We'll be reading wonderful classics such as The Poky Little Puppy and The Saggy Baggy Elephant. Then, as part of a special anniversary craft, children will be able to make their very own Little Golden Book to take home with them.

2:00pm Middle Grade Author Panel at the Hingham Public Library

We've partnered with our friends over at the HPL to bring you six fantastic middle grade authors!

Ongoing Game and Toy demos

Plus we'll have exclusive merchandise you can only get from your local independent bookstore, including an adorable Elephant & Piggie onesie. These items will be available in limited quantity, so make sure to come early!


Children's Authors at the Hingham Public Library

Store Event Date: 
Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 9:00am to 6:00pm
Event address: 
Buttonwood Books and Toys
747 Chief Justice Cushing Hwy., Rte. 3A
Cohasset, MA 02025
United States
Earth Force Rising Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781481445948
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call the store at (781) 383-2665 to confirm availability.
Published: Aladdin Paperbacks - December 13th, 2016

In the tradition of Michael Vey and The Unwanteds, twelve-year-old Jasper and his friends are forced to go up against an alien society in this first book in a brand-new adventure series

Bounders have always known they were different, but they never suspected they were the key to saving Earth.


The Tundra Trials Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781481445962
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call the store at (781) 383-2665 to confirm availability.
Published: Aladdin Paperbacks - December 13th, 2016

Jasper learns that secrets can strain even the strongest bonds as the Bounders adventure continues in The Tundra Trials.


The Last Fifth Grade of Emerson Elementary Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780553521375
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call the store at (781) 383-2665 to confirm availability.
Published: Wendy Lamb Books - April 12th, 2016

An award-winning, big-hearted time capsule of one class's poems during a transformative school year. A great pick for fans of Margarita Engle and Eileen Spinelli.

Eighteen kids,
one year of poems,
one school set to close.
Two yellow bulldozers
crouched outside,
ready to eat the building
in one greedy gulp.


Fenway and Hattie Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780147514905
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call the store at (781) 383-2665 to confirm availability.
Published: Puffin Books - January 3rd, 2017

This lovable new series introduces a little dog with a GIANT personality
Fenway is an excitable and endlessly energetic Jack Russell terrier. He lives in the city with Food Lady, Fetch Man, and--of course--his beloved short human and best-friend-in-the-world, Hattie.


Fenway and Hattie and the Evil Bunny Gang Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781101996331
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call the store at (781) 383-2665 to confirm availability.
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 24th, 2017

The lovable little dog with a GIANT personality is back--battling something that may be worse than squirrels


The Last Boy at St. Edith's Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781481444354
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call the store at (781) 383-2665 to confirm availability.
Published: Aladdin Paperbacks - February 23rd, 2016

A seventh grade prankster is determined to escape the all-girls academy where he's the only boy--by getting expelled--in this "spectacular debut" (Kirkus Reviews) that's perfect for "fans of Jerry Spinelli's Crash and Loser" (Booklist).


The Peculiar Haunting of Thelma Bee Cover Image
By Erin Petti, Kris Aro McLeod (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781938063725
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call the store at (781) 383-2665 to confirm availability.
Published: Mighty Media Junior Readers - September 13th, 2016

Ghost-story lover and debut author Erin Petti has written a quirky story for fans of The Goonies, Goosebumps, and Coraline.


The Rat Prince: A New Twist on Cinderella Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780374302139
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call the store at (781) 383-2665 to confirm availability.
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) - August 23rd, 2016

Before Cinderella's stepmother and stepsisters moved into Lancastyr Manor, Cinderella was known as the Lady Rose de Lancastyr. Then her stepmother forced her to become a kitchen maid and renamed her. At first the rats of the manor figure Cinderella for a lack-wit and take pity on her by bringing her food and a special family heirloom.