Book Launch Party: PENELOPE MARCH IS MELTING by Jeff Ruby

Join Chicago magazine's chief dining critic and former Andersonville resident on the release of his first children's novel, Penelope March is Melting, which New York Times-bestselling writer Pseudonymous Bosch called "A marvelous and magical debut!” Come to meet Jeff Ruby; stay for the homemade "Dream Cookies" baked by his children and homemade coloring pages with scenes from the book.

Jeffrey Michael Ruby is the chief dining critic of Chicago magazine. He is the coauthor of Everybody Loves Pizza: The Deep Dish on America’s Favorite Food, and has also played college basketball in Ireland, assisted in an autopsy, and sumo wrestled in front of 20,000 people in New Jersey. He lives in Chicago with his wife and three children. Penelope March Is Melting is his first novel. Visit Jeffrey at, @dropkickjeffy on Twitter, and


Event date: 
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
Women & Children First
5233 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640
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ISBN: 9781524718282
Availability: Special Order
Published: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - November 14th, 2017