In addition to purchasing the book online above, Horatio’s One Wish can also be ordered from major distributors such as Ingram and may be found at your local book stores, including these Seattle-area book stores:
Island Books – Mercer Island
This bookstore’s children’s section is one of the largest on the Eastside, with a host of classic and contemporary titles, staffed by experienced booksellers. The store also features a hand-built playhouse, professional storytellers and fabulous book parties.
3014 78th Ave. S.E., Mercer Island; 206-232-6920. http://www.mercerislandbooks.com.
Mockingbird Books – Green Lake
Staff from the much-missed All for Kids Books & Music took their talents to this children’s bookstore near Green Lake. Mockingbird has useful staff recommendations for all categories of books and readers, along with a full menu of book clubs for kids and daily story times.
7220 Woodlawn Ave. N.E., Seattle; 206-518-5886. http://www.mockingbirdbooksgl.com.
Parkplace Books – Kirkland
Located in the Parkplace Shopping Center in Kirkland, this Eastside gem is well-stocked with both new and used children’s books. The separate kids’ room, with colorful wall murals and a tree house built in the shape of building blocks, is a big hit with kids.
348 Parkplace Center, Kirkland; 425-828-6546. http://www.parkplacebookskirkland.com.
Third Place Books – Ravenna
The kids’ section in the Ravenna store has a nice seating area, plus a coffee shop for drinks and baked goods.
6504 20th Ave. N.E., Seattle; 206-525-2347. http://www.thirdplacebooks.com.
University Book Store – University District and Mill Creek
Not only a hot spot for adults, University Book Store sports a fun kids’ section at its main store in the University District. Parents can find on-the-ball booksellers ready to lend a hand, weekly storytimes and comfy chairs.
4326 University Way N.E., Seattle; 206-634-3400.
15311 Main Street, Mill Creek, WA 98012, 425-385-3530