Author Roda Ahmed Etta Extraordinaire Book Cover  

Join author Roda Ahmed as she celebrates the release of her newest picture book, Etta Extraordinaire.

Saturday, October 28th at 11AM

Storytime, lots of fun, & signed books! Order yours below.


 Roda Ahmed with child reading book
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About the author: Roda Ahmed is a New York Times bestselling publisher and author of the beloved children’s book Mae Among the Stars, that’s now in its 19th printing. Roda is the founder and CEO of HighTree Publishing, a boutique publishing house with focus on publishing diverse children’s books. She has authored more than twelve books for children and continues to help authors and illustrators make their publishing dreams come true. Roda was born in Somalia and grew up in Norway. She can speak five languages: Somali, Arabic, Norwegian, English, and French. She currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband and two children.

About the book: The creator of Here Wee Read, Charnaie Gordon, and the New York Times bestselling publisher and author of Mae Among the Stars, Roda Ahmed, debut their first-ever collaboration with the extraordinary adventures of the one and only Etta Extraordinaire! Meet Etta! Etta was born to be a shining star. When Etta discovers her school is hosting a talent show, she wants to share her many talents with the world. Even though she has never performed onstage before, all Etta needs to do is make a plan. (Etta always has a plan!) And in 1, 2, 3, 4 steps, she's ready for her big performance on the big stage in front of a BIG audience. Or is she? Find out how Etta beats her worries, with the help of her loving family, in this joyful story created by celebrated writers Roda Ahmed and Charnaie Gordon and illustrator Chloe Burgett.


Event date: 

Saturday, October 28, 2023 - 11:00am
SKU: 9780063295711s
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SKU: 9780062651730s
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