Literary Events

Jeff Root and Scott Runcorn

When: Sat., Sept. 20, 11 a.m. 2008

In 2003, San Francisco artist Jeff Root started handcrafting little cloth creatures which he dubbed "Woollyhoodwinks." The wide-eyed toys were instantly popular, first in Root's circle and then beyond. With they help of fellow artist Scott Runcorn, they're now the stars of a series of children's books. The authors present The Woollyhoodwinks: Vs. The Dark Patch at Books Inc. (1344 Park St., Alameda) on Sept. 20. 11 a.m.

Anneli Star Josselin Rufus

Price: free