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In Store Tuesday, April 04, 2023 6:00 PM ET

Mo Willems celebrates BE THE BUS at Barnes & Noble Union Square!


About this Event

**PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THESE GUIDELINES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO CHANGING COVID-19 REQUIREMENTS**

Join Barnes & Noble - Union Squareon Tuesday, April 4 at 6 PM ET, as we celebrate the 20th Anniversary of The Pigeon and welcome #1 New York Times bestselling author and illustrator, Mo Willems - and the Pigeon - for a special event!

We'll be celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Mo's classic book, DON'T LET THE PIGEON DRIVE THE BUS! and Mo will be discussing his new book,BE THE BUS: The Lost & Profound Wisdom of The Pigeon, a must-have book for grown-up Pigeon fans!

In BE THE BUS, Mo Willems shares wit and wisdom from The Pigeon in this one-of-a-kind humor book for adults. Perfect for children of any age (even the child-at-heart), BE THE BUS is classic Mo Willems at his best.

The Barnes & Noble Exclusive Edition of BE THE BUS features an original Pigeon patch to commemorate this occasion!

More good news! The Pigeon himself will be on hand for photos with attendees!

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**Due to Covid-19, masks are highly recommended.**

To make this event safe and enjoyable for all attendees, please read the below guidelines ahead of buying a ticket, so you know what to expect on the day. To avoid disappointment, we must stress that there will be no access to the event for non-ticketholders.

  • Barnes & Noble reserves the right to make new rules and orders in its sole discretion with regard to COVID-19 at any time and any person not abiding by the Barnes & Noble directives will be refused entrance or directed to leave the premises.

TICKETING INFORMATION

  • Book Admission - $ 17.46 (Admission + one pre-signed copy of the B&N Exclusive edition of BE THE BUS+ 5-cent bag fee): **LIMITED QUANTITY AVAILABLE**: A ticket PER PERSON includes:
  • $5 Gift Card Admission - $5.00 (Admission + one $5 B&N Gift Card): **LIMITED QUANTITY AVAILABLE**: A ticket PER PERSON includes:
    • One $5 B&N Gift Card.

    **Please note: Everyone must have a ticket to enter the event place, so each person attending in a family or group will need a ticket (either the Book Admission ticket or the $5 ticket). Children under 3 may sit on a parent lap.

  • There will not be a live signing at this event. All books by Mo Willems will be pre-signed.
  • The Pigeon will be available for photos after Mo's presentation!

GUIDELINES

  • No large bags will be permitted into the event.
  • Due to health and safety and space limitations, those without a ticket will not be permitted into the event space.
  • Due to Covid-19, masks are highly recommended.
  • Ticket holders will be admitted into the event beginning at 5:30 PM the day of the event. Please have a copy of your ticket available (either printed out or on your phone) for check in. Please arrive by 6 PM ET in order to secure your seat in the event space. Late arrivals may only have access to standing room.
  • In order to attend this event, ticket holders should:
    • Have not had any contact in the last 14 days with a confirmed COVID- 19 patient.
    • Not be subject to a quarantine order.
    • Not traveled in the past 14 days to any state or country that New York has designated as an area requiring isolation upon returning to the state.
    • At the time of the event, have not experienced in the last 72 hours any body temperature above 100 degrees Fahrenheit or any new symptoms associated with COVID-19. People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19: fever or chills; cough; shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; fatigue; muscle or body aches; headache; new loss of taste or smell; sore throat; congestion or runny nose; nausea or vomiting; and/or diarrhea..
  • Due to health and safety and space limitations, those without a ticket will not be permitted into the event space.
  • All event guidelines are subject to change.
  • If you have any additional questions, please call the store directly at: 212-253-0810.

Please note that Eventbrite is the only authorized dealer for this event. Each person must have a ticket to enter, except children under 3.

REFUNDS

Attendees can receive refunds up to 1 day (24 hours) before your event start time.

If you are unable to attend the event, Barnes & Noble - Union Square will hold your book or gift card for seven days after the event. Please contact the store to arrange your pickup.

Should this event be canceled due to changing COVID-19 concerns, all customers will be refunded their ticket price to the original method of payment per Eventbrite's refund policy.

Event guidelines are subject to change.

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About BE THE BUS :

#1 New York Times bestselling author and illustrator Mo Willems shares wit and wisdom from The Pigeon in this one-of-a-kind humor book for adults.

Discover important tips, thoughts, opinions, quotes, complaints, and basic philosophical misunderstandings in this profound collection of Pigeon-isms. This 80-page, gift-sized collector’s title features all-new original art along with big (and little) Pigeon-y tidbits to ponder, such as:

Let me be the first to say that everything has already been said.

Surprises happen when you least expect them.

If I could change just ONE thing about myself, I'd be perfect.

A must-have book for grown-up Pigeon fans!

About Mo Willems:

Event Location

Union Square
33 East 17th Street
New York, NY 10003
(212) 253-0810
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