Short Pump Bump Pre-Order

If you would like to place an order with a check payment, you may send it to: Short Pump Bump, PO Box 393, Ashland, Virginia 23005. Please be sure to include your name, address, phone number and package you are ordering (e.g. Dear Deer Cheer, Belle Isle, etc.) in your correspondence and ON YOUR CHECK. We will send your receipt electronically.


A Lyrical, Spherical, Rhyming Romp Through Richmond  will arrive in time for Fall 2017 reading

The beautifully bound hardcover edition will feature photographic images by author Angie Miles with superimposed cartoon characters by Richmond-educated artist Scott DuBar. Pre-order copies today…for yourself, for your best little readers, or for children sitting in classrooms where you once attended school… or where you know the needs are great. Help our youngest discover the joys of reading…and the many treasures of greater Richmond.

AVAILABLE PACKAGES (which include shipping and handling*):

Opportunity Time- $33
Make the most of your pre-order opportunity by purchasing a single book for yourself or someone you love. Your book will be signed by the author.

Dear Deer Cheer- $44
Happiness is your own, signed copy of Short Pump Bump along with a cheerful, companion, collectible book mark.

Hello Up There- $55
Your copy will be signed and will include a PERSONALIZED inscription, according to your instructions.

Belle Isle- $66
At this level, you will receive a personalized, signed copy of the book along with a lovely, companion, collectible bookmark and one added surprise.

For the Love- $99
You will receive two personally inscribed copies, signed by author and illustrator, two bookmarks, and a special surprise thank you gift.

Make a Parade- $555
You will receive 25 books, signed by the author, enough for a single classroom. The author will also visit your chosen classroom to read from the book and a) Deliver a reading motivation talk or b) Lead the class in a poetry writing exercise.

Short Pump Bump- $777
You will receive 30 books, signed by the author, who will also visit a school or community event to deliver a 45 minute workshop on a) Reading motivation and writing strategies for educators of young children or b) Ways to support children’s reading and writing at home for parents of young children.

Cover to Cover- $1,010
For this price, you will receive 30 signed books, along with a companion instruction manual for educators and parents. You will also receive one school visit by both the author who will deliver one interactive assembly (for up to 150 students) on the joyful importance of reading.**

Outside the Book- $2828
Our largest package will entitle you to 101 signed books, six copies of the companion instruction manual for educators and parents, and a school visit by both the author and illustrator who will deliver two, same-day, interactive assemblies on the creative process and making of a book.**

A La Book Carte and Other Purchase Options
If you wish to inquire about bulk book orders for schools with no author/illustrator visit or for purchase orders, please message us to discuss.

For addresses beyond the continental U.S., additional shipping and handling charges may apply. Books are tentatively set for shipment beginning December 11th for orders received by December 9th. Books ordered in 2017 will arrive at your designated address(es) in advance of 2018 arrival in stores for the general public. Bulk orders for schools will be delivered days before scheduled author/illustrator visits or 2 to 4 weeks after order is placed when there are no visits scheduled.

** With each of these packages, additional books can be purchased at a discount, to be discussed at time of purchase. Larger packages may be available. School visits will begin in January 2018.