Popular Children’s Author Comes to WORD Bookstore in Jersey City on Feb. 29

Artie Bennett with Racehorses Zippy Chippy and Red Down South

Acclaimed children’s book author Artie Bennett will be reading and showcasing his new picture-book biography, “The True Story of Zippy Chippy: The Little Horse That Couldn’t,” which publishes on Feb. 25.

Artie is the author of the beloved, highly praised picture books “The Butt Book, Poopendous!,” “Peter Panda Melts Down!,” “Belches, Burps, and Farts–Oh My!,” and “What’s Afoot! Your Complete, Offbeat Guide to Feet,” as well as “The Universe’s Greatest Dinosaur Jokes and Pre-Hysteric Puns” and “The Universe’s Greatest School Jokes and Rip-Roaring Riddles.”

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He and hisbooks will appear for Saturday Storytime at 11 a.m. on Feb. 29 at WORD Bookstore, 123 Newark Ave., Jersey City. Hailed as “the Dr. Seuss of your caboose,” Artie will also discuss the remarkable science behind his books, as well as sign them.

For more visit ArtieBennett.com.