The Phone Booth in Mr. Hirota's GardenHeather Smith, author of The Phone Booth in Mr. Hirota’s Garden, will be signing in the Orca Book Publishers booth #410/412 on Thursday at 2:30 PM.

This gorgeously illustrated picture book tells the story of a young Japanese boy who loses his dad in a tsunami. Inspired by the true story of the wind phone in Otsuchi, Japan, created by artist Itaru Sasaki.

“A moving tale… offers comfort and peace to those left behind.” – Booklist starred review