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Second Chance Books in Independence, OR, Hosts Local Author

Professor Penguin studies for greater knowledge.

On Saturday, June 22, 2019 from 10 am to 2 pm, Shad Engkilterra will be signing copies of his books in front of Second Chance Books on Main Street in Independence from 10 am to 2 pm. Shad has written nine books for all ages; come by and check out the books that are right for you.

For children of all ages, “There Are No Penguins in Alaska” offers the opportunity to color while learning about the animals that people find in Alaska. The humor at the end will keep you smiling.

For those from 8 to 11 and for fans of Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys, the Adventures on the Amur series is two great adventure stories that take place in Far East Russia. Explore a little history and enjoy Steve and Irina’s adventures as they search for the Lost Treasure of Nikolai Nikolaevich or learn firsthand about the Curse of the Golden Kopeck.

For those in high school or older, “The Pirate Union” finds out what would happen if bureaucracy regulated pirate activities. This comedy with a 1990’s sensibility promises magic, puns, and fun as the crew of the Jolly Rogue tries to find out what the nefarious P.U. is up to.

Want to know what it was like growing up poor in the 1980s? “My Life in the Projects” is the mostly true story of how I survived living in government housing as a child.

For nonfiction fans, “Disneyland Is Creativity” and “the Haunted Mansion Is Creativity” offer looks at Disneyland and the Haunted Mansion with an eye toward creativity principles. Take a tour of the Happiest place on Earth and let Walt’s dream bring you greater joy and inspiration through greater creativity, or go through the Haunted Mansion as your Ghost Host leads you on a tour of the beloved attraction while materializing habits to become more creative.

If you need a bathroom reader or are looking for activities to improve your creativity and life, “Penguinate! Essays and Short Stories” and “Penguinate! The Disney Company” are the books for you. These collections of short stories and essays provide suggestions for activities to do after each section. Penguinating is the power of positive creativity.

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Penguinate Table (B91) on Sunday at Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con 2019

Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con

For the last day of Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con 2019, the Penguinate table will have nine (9) Tiny Avengers to giveaway to the first nine people that come to the table and say “Penguinating is the power of positive creativity.” Be one of the first to make sure you get one of the Avengers in their original Kinder Egg packaging (minus the chocolate egg).

Three of our penguins were adopted on Saturday, so if you know which penguin you want, you should head over to our table and adopt it. Remember every penguin adopted at our table will allow us to donate an additional dollar to the Global Penguin Society.

Our books are still available. Our most popular titles during Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con have been “Disneyland Is Creativity” and “The Haunted Mansion Is Creativity.” “The Pirate Union” and its pirates, bureaucracy and comedy from the 1990s was also talked a lot about.

If you want a chapbook of death and ghost-related stories, Brian C. Baer has given us some copies to give away. Just let us know you want one.

Come see us at Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con and find out about Russian Lobby Cards for your favorite movies in the last two years. We’re looking forward to an amazing last day!

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Saturday at the Penguinate table (B91) at Amazing Las Vegas Comic Convention

Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con

Our penguins are ready to be adopted. For Every penguin that gets adopted, we will give $1 to the Global Penguin Society.

Creativity, Disneyland, pirates, life in Far East Russia and more… If you’re a reader, we’ve got books for you.

Russian lobby cards are for people who love movies. Come find a gem for your favorite film from the last two years with these great mini-movie posters from Russia.

Penguin motivational posters are available: Believing in yourself is magic, Enjoy the journey and more. Just ask to see them.

Free stuff! If you’re just looking for free stuff, ask about Brian C. Baer’s chapbook. If you’re one of the first six people to say “Penguinating is the power of positive creativity” you’ll get a tiny Avenger figurine from the Kinder Egg collection.

We look forward to seeing you at Amazing Las Vegas Comic Convention 2019. We’re at table B91, near where the celebrities are signing autographs.

Penguinate.com at Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con 2019

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Penguinate at Amazing Las Vegas Comic Convention 2019 (Table B91)

Lilac City Comicon 2019

We will be at Amazing Las Vegas Comic Convention Friday June 14 from 3 pm to 8 pm, Saturday June 15 from 10 am to 7 pm, and on Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm. VIPs get in a half hour early. The convention is located in the North Hall 1 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Come down and see us at our table.

Our penguins are the main attraction. These soft, cuddly birds are handmade and hand embroidered. Many of them are dressed in costumes. Adopt a penguin and $1 goes to the Global Penguin Society.

If you like Disneyland, the Haunted Mansion and Creativity, we’ve got books for you. We also have “Adventures on the Amur” for people who like Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys, “The Pirate Union” for those who like pirates and dislike bureaucracy, and a coloring book about penguins and Alaska and how there are none in Alaska.

For those seeking posters, you’ll need to ask about our penguin motivational posters. We also have a Disneyland map created to complement the “Disneyland Is Creativity” book. We have several photos from the now defunct Disneyland Twilight Zone Tower of Terror as well as a Bug’s Land photo. Finally, for the movie lover in all of us, there are Russian Lobby Cards, which are basically small versions of the Russian movie posters with additional information and photos on the back. Even if you don’t read Cyrillic, these are great collector’s items featuring movies from the last three years.

If you’re one of the first two people during the day to say “Penguinating is the power of positive creativity,” you’ll get a tiny Avenger prize from the Kinder Egg collection. VIPs, convention employees and volunteers, and Vendors receive $1 off their purchases of $10 or more as long as they remember to tell us and show us the proper credentials. We’re looking forward to seeing you at the convention.

Penguinate.com at Ogden UnCon

Preorder to ensure you get the book or penguin you want! (Preorders need to be made by May 30. Supplies are limited to stock on hand.) Join our Patreon for discounts at our table!

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There Are No Penguins in Alaska: $5.00



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Which costume would you like?



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‘Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion: 50 Years of Creativity’ at Ogden Uncon and the Penguinate Booth (space 227) on Sunday

Ogden UnCon Thursday Set-up

On the final day of Ogden UnCon 2019, Shad Engkilterra is scheduled to present “Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion: 50 Years of Creativity” in the Ogden Eccles Conference Center Executive Conference Room. Taking a tour through the Haunted Mansion, attendees will get history of the Haunted Mansion and tips on becoming more creative.

At our booth, there will be penguins, books, Buddhas and posters. Our stuffed penguins are handmade with hand-embroidered eyes. Many of them are dressed in costumes; there are pirates, hipsters, BerryBerets and Sally. Jack and Pintel were adopted on Saturday.

Books by Shad Engkilterra and Darren Lamb are ready to be consumed. Shad’s books include “Disneyland Is Creativity,” “The Haunted Mansion Is Creativity” and “The Pirate Union” – a rollicking adventure on the high seas sanctioned by the bureaucrats that run the PU. Darren’s books are light with Buddhist philosophy and heavy with tension and action. If you want to live a better adventure, Darren’s stories are a great place to start.

The Buddhas at our table include Yoda Buddha, Mickey Buddha, and Rick Buddha. Embedded in each Buddha is a seed of the Bodhi tree and a dorje, which is a tool used to bring positive energy to life. Strong Jesus and Cthulu Buddy Christ are also available.

Our posters include Penguin Motivational posters and Disneyland photos from The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror and Bug’s Land. If you need something a little more pop culture, ask to see our comprehensive selection of Russian Lobby Cards featuring movies from the last two years. Priced at a dollar each, these collectibles are ready to take home.

The first three (3) people to come to our booth and say “Penguinating is the power of positive creativity” will get a tiny Avenger!

Penguinate.com at Ogden UnCon

Preorder to ensure you get the book or penguin you want! (Preorders need to be made by May 30. Supplies are limited to stock on hand.) Join our Patreon for discounts at our table!

Books



There Are No Penguins in Alaska: $5.00



Give me my stuffed penguin!
Color or black and white?
Which costume would you like?



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What to Expect at the Penguinate (Space 227) at Ogden UnCon 2019

Ogden UnCon Thursday Set-up

PENGUINS! Soft, cuddly travel companions that you will love to take with your or just cuddle at home. These handmade penguins come in different styles and sizes. Each has his or her own personality, and some of them you can personally name. The eyes are hand embroidered. Don’t miss the UnCon special pricing for these fuzzy and cute friends.

BOOKS! Two authors are represented at the Penguinate table. Darren Lamb, a Salt Lake City resident, is a former Marine and current practicing Buddhist. His books mix zombies, Buddhism and more. Shad Engkilterra is a well-traveled writer, who has had articles published internationally as a journalist. He has a Master’s Degree in Creativity and Innovation. His books feature creativity, the Disney Company and Far East Russia – Oh, and pirates confounded and supported by bureaucracy.

POSTERS! To see a full selection of posters, you’ll need to ask. We have five different penguin motivational posters. Posters inspired by our books covers, including a map of Disneyland that complements our “Disneyland Is Creativity book. If you’re a fan of Disneyland ask to see our smaller photos from Disneyland of items that may or may not be there anymore, like A Bug’s Land and the Tower of Terror. Russian Lobby Cards, or mini-movie posters from Russia, are also available while supplies last. We have many of the movies form the last two years available – just ask to browse or ask for your favorite.

Geek Buddhas – Darren has made several different Buddha bodies with Geek heads on them. Mickey Mouse is rumored to be one of the possibilities.

Giveaways – If you know the secret catch phrase, you could win a tiny Avenger if you’re the first person to say the phrase to someone at our booth. If you find a postcard with a map of Disneyland on the front, you could get a free Russian lobby card and/or a discount at our booth. Just flip the postcard over to see if there’s an offer.

Discounts – VIPs, Vendors and Volunteers all get $1 off a purchase of $10 or more. Patreon members get a larger discount, but needed to join before June 1 to be eligible. (Join now and be eligible for discounts at our events later in the year.)

Creativity, Penguins and Disney talk – Stop by our booth and ask about creativity or Disney or our Penguins. We’ll be happy to talk. Remember, Shad is scheduled to present “The Haunted Mansion: 50 Years of Creativity” on Sunday at 11:30 am on Sunday in the OECC Executive Conference Room.

Penguinate.com at Ogden UnCon

Preorder to ensure you get the book or penguin you want! (Preorders need to be made by May 30. Supplies are limited to stock on hand.) Join our Patreon for discounts at our table!

Books



There Are No Penguins in Alaska: $5.00



Give me my stuffed penguin!
Color or black and white?
Which costume would you like?