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Aki Lewis
· December 4, 2017
Michael does an amazing job of building community through the author speaker events that Rakestraw Books hosts. Like Rakestraw FB page and be amazed by who he hosts in Danville. A must for any book club.
Kevin Milligan
· March 15, 2018
Rakestraw Books in Danville is an excellent store that is a treasure to the community! The varied selection and author appearances make it a favorite.
Maureen Vavra
· February 6, 2015
One of the best things about living in Danville. Great selection of new books, and Michael has helped me pick out just the right choice for many friends over the years. They also have truly author visits/readings and programs, See More
Adam Kosich
· December 4, 2014
I have been going to this bookstore since I was a beginner reader. I'm now in my 30s and I love that Rakestraw is still in business despite the online alternatives. If you need something to read or a ...thoughtful gift, introduce yourself to the owner, Mike. He also deserves 5 stars! See More
Angie Armando
· August 1, 2017
Great kid where's waldo hunt/game. Friendly and well stocked book store.
Bonni Bergstrom
· December 17, 2016
Love and intimate independent booksellers. Had the most wonderful experience listening and meeting Pulitzer Prize winning author, Michael Chabon.
Charlene Payment
· November 29, 2014
This is a beautiful cozy store to find a book❤️ the owner is very helpful and pleasant ... My favorite book store
Jennifer Kaiser Juroff
· November 21, 2013
They are great at helping my kids find interesting new authors!! You can count on finding a book you haven't seen before
Cris Francet
April 4, 2013
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About the book:
The innocence of Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar with a humorous dash of attitude. “Are you talking to me? Are you talking to me? I’m not a caterpillar. I’m a butterfly without wings.”
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