Yes, it’s true! Comics artist Stephan Pastis is visiting us on his 2017 tour. He’s here to show images, answer your questions and he’ll talk about his new book, Pearls Hogs the Road: A Pearls Before Swine Treasury : Pearls Before Swine Collection #27 (Andrews McMeel). Pearls Before Swine is a daily comic syndicated in over 700 papers worldwide, including The Seattle Times. Stephan Pastis is also the author the Timmy Failure books, most recently, Timmy Failure: the Cat Stole My Pants (Candlewick), which will also be published this week. Seating is limited so please come early! A booksigning is included in the evening’s festivities (as is usual here).