“Frozen” Author Barbara Jean Hicks to Party with Kids at Miss Moffett’s Mystical Cupcakes

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Mystical Cupcakes will sell regular cupcakes as well as cake pops, and gluten, dairy and sugar-free varieties.


Miss Moffett’s Mystical Cupcakes in Olympia will host an event with children’s author Barbara Jean Hicks on Sunday, February 23 from 1-3pm to celebrate the release of her newest books in the Disney Frozen Series: Frozen, a Sister More Like Me and Frozen: An Amazing Snowman. The family-friendly afternoon will include story times and a book signing with the author. Specially designed cupcakes will be available for purchase, as well as the Frozen Series books, provided by Orca Books.

According to Victoria Cunningham,  cupcake magician for the store, the event will be a party fit for princes, princesses and snowmen in the community. “It’s February,” said Cunningham. “What better time to enjoy a wintry theme, regardless of the temperature outside?  Frozen is a movie that delights all ages, and Barbara Jean Hicks has added a new dimension to the story with these delightful books.”  Costumes are encouraged, and the author will be available for photo opportunities and book signing.

The event is open to the public. For more information, contact Victoria Cunningham at Mystical Cupcakes shop, 360.350.0332. Books may be pre-ordered through Orca Books at 360.360.352.0123.

About the Books:  Explore a wintry world of magic with the characters from Disney Animation Studio’s latest film, Frozen. A SISTER MORE LIKE ME features an original story about Anna and Elsa, the film’s two royal sisters, with gorgeous illustrations by Brittney Lee, one of the Disney artists who worked on the film. AN AMAZING SNOWMAN, illustrated by Disney artist Olga T. Mosqueda, features the comical Olaf, a snowman with unusual aspirations and an extraordinary gift for friendship.

About the Author: Acclaimed children’s book author, speaker and educator Barbara Jean Hicks recently moved back to the small town in Washington State where she grew up (Ferndale, 100 miles north of Seattle). Her picture books include the award winning Jitterbug Jam: A Monster TaleThe Secret Life of Walter Kitty and Monsters Don’t Eat Broccoli. She has taught at the preschool, middle school and community college levels and worked in an elementary school as author-in-residence, program facilitator and parent educator. She is also the author of 13 romance novels and novellas and has written marketing copy and edited manuscripts for numerous trade publishers.


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