Uma Wimple Charts Her House Launch Event

BOOK LAUNCH EVENT!  Celebrating the launch of UMA WIMPLE CHARTS HER HOUSE, a new picture book by Rief Larsen and Haddonfield’s own Ben Gibson!!

TUESDAY, JUNE 15 at 6:00 PM  -  (virtual and in-person options – details below)

This one is for the kiddos, their grownups, educators, and kids-at-heart!  We will have both of the creators with us to discuss their new book, live STORY TIME reading, and to answer any questions from kids or adults.  PLUS a bonus CHART ACTIVITY at the end for all of us to make some fun charts of our own.

To attend the VIRTUAL event, please register at the link below:

To attend IN PERSON at INKWOOD BOOKS, please register by sending an email to  Please note that registration is required and space is limited in order to maintain our capacity limits.

PRE-ORDER your books at the link below to receive SIGNED copies with FREE chart activity pages!

About Uma Charts Her House:

Hip, funny, unique–and a perfect curriculum tie-in–here’s a picture book with mega kid-appeal about the challenges a student faces when she is given an assignment to make a chart of her own home!

Uma’s been making charts since she was a little kid. But when her teacher gives the class Uma’s dream assignment–to make a chart of their own homes–she is thrown for a loop. Oh, the possibilities! Oh, the pressure! What makes a house housey? she wonders. In order to figure it out, she asks each member of her family–Mom, Dad, and brothers Rex, Bram, and Lukey. But it’s not until she has a meltdown and Lukey comforts her that Uma figures out the secret to her chart–and her family. It’s the love that is shared inside a house’s walls.

Told in first-person and featuring engaging graphic artwork, this fun and lively picture book–perfect for classroom use–is a reminder that someone’s true home is not a place, but rather the people with whom you surround yourself.

About the Authors:

Reif Larsen, who makes a chart a day, is the author of two novels for adults, I Am Radar and the New York Times bestseller The Selected Works of T. S. Spivet, which is about a young mapmaker who would probably get along with Uma Wimple. The novel was adapted for the screen by Jean-Pierre Jeunet.

Ben Gibson spends his days making charts about things like birds, cats, dogs, wizards, skyscrapers, outer space, grammar, rap music, invisible things, fruits, vegetables, sharks, bicycles, and dinosaurs at the company he cofounded, Pop Chart. Pop Chart’s award-winning designs can be seen in people’s homes all around the world.

Uma Wimple Charts Her House Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593181188
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Anne Schwartz Books - June 15th, 2021

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