Burien is a small town South of Seattle and West of SeaTac Airport. There are many small shops and community activities that take place in the downtown core. Burien Books, a locally owned, independent bookstore, is the feature of this blog post and an upcoming event that will be taking place at the store. Come to the event and enjoy the ambiance of Olde Burien.
Burien Books, 824 SW 152nd St., Burien, WA 206 244-1422 Sat., April 14th, 1-3 pm. Come and meet the author of “Flowers of Volunteer Park Conservatory: Blooming Month by Month.” A beautiful and stunning book by local author and photographer Sara L. Chapman that illustrates the beauty and the complexities of flowers and gives their names. For flower lovers everywhere. This book also strives to bring both recognition and, hopefully, preservation of the Volunteer Park Conservatory.
BRAND NEW: Glass tile jewelry made from a damaged copy of the book will also be available. Meet the jewelry designer, Lila Greenfield, daughter of the author/photographer.
About the book: “Created from twelve visits–one each month–award-winning photographer Sara L. Chapman highlights the magnificent displays of rare tropical flowers and extraordinary foliage from around the world. See the Conservatory’s signature blend of perfect horticultural technique with world-class, creative plant combinations. Browse among the ravishing displays as they change throughout the year (http://www.lovethatimage.com/
).” Paperback $19.95; Hardcover $27.95