Special visitors to Written Words on Small Business Saturday

Written Words Bookstore on River Road in Shelton is taking part in Small Business Saturday with Celebrate Shelton.

Celebrate Shelton is a local push to shopping at locally-owned businesses this holiday season.

On Small Business Saturday (Nov. 29), shoppers will meet Bill Westerfield, a children’s book illustrator, between 12 and 2 p.m. B

Westerfield is an Emmy and Peabody award- winning artist for ABC-TV. With more than 20 years in the television industry, he has created animations for all of ABC's national broadcasts including ABC's Wide World of Sports, Monday Night Football, Primetime Live, 20/20, The View, World News Now, World News Tonight and Good Morning America. Bill will be signing the children’s book he illustrated, Saint Nick and the Space Nicks (written by Richard C. Mears).

Another guest is Helen Keegan, aka “The Scented Lady”, who will be at the store from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. She is an herbalist specializing in all natural potpourri sachets and organic catnip.

Free gifts

In addition, Written Words is running a special free gift with purchase promotion Nov. 29 through Dec. 20. With a full-price purchase of $50 and greater, receive a free copy of The Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore.

With a full-price purchase of $100 and more, receive a free copy of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.

Written Words Bookstore is located at 482 River Road, Shelton. For more information call 203-944-0400.