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John Cena and Elbow Grease

Fri, October 12, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Children's Literature Research Collection at Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

***Information updated on October 9, 2018***

Wrestler, actor, and humanitarian John Cena will visit the Free Library to promote his new picture book, Elbow Grease.  This exciting debut guides readers to understanding the importance of perseverance and believing in yourself.  Attendees who purchase copies of Elbow Grease at the event are invited to have their photo taken with Cena.  

The event will be held in the main lobby. 

Elbow Grease 

Meet Elbow Grease, a little monster truck with a big problem! He's smaller than his four brothers, but wants to prove that he has the guts and the grit to do big things. He decides that entering the Demolition Derby is the perfect way to show everyone that what he lacks in horsepower he makes up for in gumption. From multi-talented mega celebrity John Cena comes this exciting story about the importance of believing in yourself and never giving up. Full of high-octane illustrations and a new character kids will cheer for, this fun and fast-paced book proves that a little Elbow Grease . . . can go a long way!

Event Guidelines:

  • Books will be for sale at the library beginning at 4:00 p.m. on event day.
  • In order to join the photo line, you must purchase a copy of the book at the Free Library on the evening of the event.  
  • Books purchased will include a signed bookplate.
  • No memorabilia will be signed. Selfies are not permitted.

Children's Literature Research Collection
Room 17
215-686-5382

Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway)
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-567-4341

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