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Happy 40th Birthday, TKE!!!

Help us celebrate our 40th birthday with a big celebration! We are planning a day of fun events!

Save 25% on everything in the bookshop all day!*

Our Birthday Events: 

11 a.m. Jean Reagan will read from and sign her picture book, How to Get Your Teacher Ready at storytime.

12 p.m. Humans and hounds alike are welcome to join our Pup Parade! We will be joined by none other than the Poky Little Puppy.

2 p.m. Meet Dan Hanna, illustrator of The Pout-Pout Fish and the Bully-Bully Shark.

4 p.m. Participants of our Creative Arts Contest will gather at TKE to hear their work read aloud for the judges (TKE booksellers) and audience. Prizes will be given for Most Original Written Word and Most Original Visual Image in two age categories (12 and under/13 and up) and Best in Show. More information on our contest can be found here!

6 p.m. Gabriel Tallent will read from and sign his new novel, My Absolute Darling.


*The sale does not include event books, fine art, class books or special orders.

Event date: 
Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 10:00am
Event address: 
The King's English Bookshop
1511 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84105