Storytime with Author Patrice Karst

Join us for a special storytime with local bestselling author Patrice Karst (“The Invisible String”)! She’ll be reading her brand-new picture book, “The Invisible String Backpack” (Available 7/11/23), and signing copies.

Please note: only books purchased from Timbre Books are eligible to be signed. Books are available for purchase in the shop, or order your copy online at

This companion book to “The Invisible String” offers a complete socio-emotional toolkit for back-to-school—and your whole life! It’s Mila’s first day of school, but mixed with excitement is worry. What if she can’t find her classroom? What if no one likes her? What if she’s too nervous to speak up? With a little advice from her brother, she learns that she has everything she needs right in her Invisible Backpack: an Invisible Microphone to help her find her voice, an Invisible Flashlight for when she’s feeling lost, an Invisible Net to catch her if she falls, and much more.

Patrice Karst is the author of the bestselling, contemporary classic “The Invisible String,” which has sold over 1.5 million copies and been translated into fifteen languages. Patrice has also written “The Invisible Leash,” “The Invisible Web,” “You Are Never Alone,” and “The Invisible String Workbook,” a therapeutic activity book co-written with Dana Wyss, Ph.D. She is the author of the forthcoming picture book “Ruby and Lonely” (9/12/23) and “The Smile that Went Around the World.” Born in London, England, she now lives in Southern California. Learn more at


Jul 15, 2023 11:00 am - 12:30 pm


1910 E Main St
Ventura, 93001



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