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Brookhurst Hobbies welcomes eight of the top writers in the industry for a book signing on August 22, 2007
Garden Grove, Calif., August 1, 2007 – Brookhurst Hobbies, one of Orange County’s oldest and largest hobby stores, announced that on Wednesday, August 22 from 6.30pm to 8pm, eight of the authors for the Osprey Publishing’s Modelling series of books will be on hand for a book signing event.
The authors attending the signing will be: Tom Cockle, Nick Cortese, Gary Edmundson, Mark Glidden, Brett Green (owner and operator of www.Hyperscale.com), Stan Spooner, Steve van Beveren. Also present will be Marcus Nicholls, Group Editor for all three ADH Publishing’s scale modelling titles as well as the creative impetus and Editor behind Tamiya Model Magazine International as well as a contributor to the Osprey Modelling title, Modelling the P-51 Mustang that is schedule for release August 21st.
“The Osprey Publishing’s Modelling series is one of our best selling series of books in the store,” said Henry Tremblay, owner of Brookhurst Hobbies. “To have writers of this calibre doing a signing in the store will be great for our customers who are eager meet these professionals.”
These authors account for 24 of the current 40 titles in this series and represent some of the most knowledgeable and talented modelers in the hobby today.
Details of event:
All eight authors will be in attendance and available for signing.
A limit of two pre-purchased titles can be brought per person for the authors to sign.
All of the authors Osprey book titles will be available for sale at SPECIAL DISCOUNTS for one night only.
Other special discounts on products and promotions will be offered the evening of the signing only.
The signing will be held from 6:30pm to 8pm August 22.
“Brookhurst Hobbies has always been a strong supporter of our products,” said John Tintera of Osprey Publishing. “We are proud of the Osprey Publishing’s Modeling series and their authors. Events like this help strengthen our relationship with a great store.”
This signing will be held concurrently with the 2007 International Plastic Modeller’s Society (IPMS) USA Nationals taking place August 22-25 at the Anaheim Convention Center. The IPMS USA Nationals has the reputation of bringing some of the greatest modellers in the world together in one place at one time.
About Brookhurst Hobbies (HYPERLINK "http://www.brookhursthobbies.com/"http://www.brookhursthobbies.com/)
Brookhurst Hobbies established in 1967 in Southern California, is one of the foremost hobby shops in the United States. With thousands of plastic models, books, decals and accessories for the modeller’s every need.
About Osprey Publishing ( HYPERLINK "http://www.ospreypublishing.com" www.ospreypublishing.com)
Osprey Publishing is the leading publisher of illustrated military history. More than 1,300 titles in print provides a definitive resource for both established military enthusiasts and a wider audience with a general interest in military history. Chronicling human conflict on the ground, at sea and in the air from ancient times to the present day, Osprey provides a full range of perspectives on every major war and warrior group in history.
About IPMS/USA ( HYPERLINK "http://www.ipmsusa.org" www.ipmsusa.org)
IPMS/USA is an organization dedicated to the fun of Scale Modelling. It was started by Jim Sage, of Dallas, Texas, in 1963. There are now branches of IPMS all over the world. Many of the Local Chapters and Regions sponsor Model shows and contests every year.