Author Event Sessions

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Saturday, June 27 - 11:00am

11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Philip C. Stead & Erin E. Stead (Macmillan Children's Publishing Group) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1003
Description :

Lenny & Lucy
Peter and his father are moving to a new house beyond the dark unfriendly woods. When they arrive at their new home, Peter wants to turn back. Scared of the things hidden in the woods, Peter makes a tall pile of pillows. And when he is done, he has Lenny, Guardian of the Bridge, to protect him and Harold.Peter worries that Lenny will get lonely out by the woods all by himself, so he makes Lucy, who is a good friend.Together, Lenny, Lucy, Peter, and Harold discover that this new place isn't so scary after all.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Melody Anne (Romance Writers of America) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3142
Description :

Her Hometown Hero
Dr. Spence is searching for the perfect woman...but how will he know when he's found her?

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UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Mike Wu (Disney-Hyperion) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1028
Description :

Ellie
The zoo is closing! Ellie and her friends want to save their home, but Ellie's just a baby elephant, and she doesn't know what she can do to help. While the other animals are busy working, Ellie finds a brush and some paints, and gives the zoo a big splash of color! Will her bright new talent be enough to keep the zoo's gates open for good?

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Masud Husain (PGW / Insight Editions) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1332
Description :

Meet Mr. Product: The Graphic Art of the Advertising Character, Vol 1 and Vol 2
Vibrantly colorful tribute to pop-culture icons in advertising. Each volume offers fascinating tidbits on hundreds of spokes-characters, and profiles the organization of the characters, their evolution, and most interesting trivia.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 5:00pm
Meet the Authors: Michael Smith (East West Discovery Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3738
Description :

Thomas the T. rex
Nine-year-old Thomas and Rita embark on a journey to Montana for a fossil hunting and study expedition with the Junior Scientist Club of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles. Thomas discovers a 66-million-year-old dinosaur nicknamed Thomas—one of the ten most complete T. rex skeletons in the world.

Through the eyes of Thomas and Rita, young readers learn about the T. rex and how dinosaurs lived, as well as the basics of excavation and the preparation of fossils for their public debut in the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles. An Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Hazel Mitchell (Kane Miller/Usborne Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1346
Description :

Animally
Hazel Mitchell’s bright and colorful illustrations convey the love of the animal families described in Lynn Parrish Sutton’s rhyming adverb adventure.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Kevin Henkes (HarperCollins Children's Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3100
Description :

Waiting
An owl, puppy, bear, rabbit, and pig—all toys arranged on a child’s windowsill—wait for marvelous things to happen in this irresistible picture book by the award-winning and bestselling Kevin Henkes. Kevin will be signing special WAITING broadsides!

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UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Mac Barnett & Jon Klassen (Candlewick Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3316
Description :

Sam and Dave Dig a Hole
With perfect pacing, the multi-award-winning, New York Times best-selling team of Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen dig down for a deadpan tale full of visual humor.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Todd Parr (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1219
Description :

It's Okay to Make Mistakes
In a tradition of Todd Parr's fan-favorite "It's Okay to Be Different," a book about embracing mistakes and the joy of happy accidents.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Yuyi Morales (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1127
Description :

Georgia in Hawaii
This is the little known story of Georgia O'Keeffe's nine-week trip to Hawaii in 1939 as a guest of the Hawaiian Pineapple Company, who commissioned her to create a painting for their pineapple juice campaign.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Dav Pilkey (Perma-Bound Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1112
Description :

Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. the Stupid Stinkbugs from Saturn
Ricky Ricotta, his Mighty Robot, cousin Lucy, and some friends set out to save mousekind from Stupid Stinkbugs from Saturn, with a little help from some special gum and taffy.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Linda Schreyer & Jo-Ann Lautman (Prospecta Press / Perseus Distribution) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1321
Description :

Tears and Tequila: A Novel
Joey Lerner has been running, from place to place and job to job. Now, at 32, she’s running to Los Angeles, where she hopes to start over. Joey gets herself hired as the ‘handyperson’ at a community center owned by an Australian surfer. Soon, the job of leading a Grief Group of young widows and widowers falls into her lap. The problem is, Joey hasn’t healed from her own losses. Over the next nine months Joey and the Grief Group journey from death to life, together and alone. Along the way, Joey discovers the work she was born to do.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Sasha Abramsky (New York Review of Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3031
Description :

The House of Twenty Thousand Books
Journalist Sasha Abramsky's elegy to the vanished intellectual world of his grandparents and the literary salon they hosted in their London home of twenty thousand books. The memoir brings alive this latter-day salon by telling the story of rare book dealer and self-educated polymath Chimen Abramsky's love affair with ideas and with the world of books and of his wife Miriam's delight at entertaining the guests at the salon.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Suzi Eszterhas (Owlkids Books / PGW) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1331
Description :

Koala Hospital
A close-up look at life in a koala rescue center, KOALA HOSPITAL Hospital kicks off the new 4-book Wildlife Rescue series from Owlkids Books. Stunning photos by award-winning wildlife photographer Suzi Eszterhas give readers a rare view of koalas and the care they receive as they are rehabilitated for return to the wild. This non-fiction book includes an author Q&A with common questions from kids and an author’s note about small-scale ways that kids can help save koalas.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Muon Van (Creston Books / PGW) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1327-1328
Description :

The Little Tree
When the Little Tree sees the world around her narrowing, she worries what life will be like for her Little Seed. Until she decides to take the biggest risk of all and let Little Seed find a richer life on her own.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Bethanie Deeney Murguia (Little Bee Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1101
Description :

Cockatoo, Too
Two cockatoos meet two more cockatoos in tutus and two tutued toucans. And then two more! Can they all can-can? They can! The cockatoos and toucans join together for a dance and ask the reader: "Can you can-can too?” This book combines fantastically funny wordplay 
with lush, vibrant illustrations that will make readers want 
to can-can along!

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 5:00pm
Meet the Authors: Michael Smith (East West Discovery Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3738
Description :

My Ducky Buddy
With fun rhyming text and warm illustrations, this buoyant story goes to the heart of what being a kid is all about. A story of love and friendship between a boy and his rubber ducky. Available in four rhyming bilingual editions – Eng/ Spanish, Eng/Chinese, Eng/Arabic and Eng/Nepali.

Award winners of the International Latino Book Award, Moonbeam Children’s Book Award, Mom’s Choice Award and the Creative Child Magazine Book of the Year.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Toni Ann Johnson (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Remedy for a Broken Angel
This literary fiction debut novel chronicles the relationship between a young woman and her narcissistic jazz singer mother as they each struggle to recover from past and present trauma. The path toward healing is complicated by a competition over the same men.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Shirley Duke (Rourke Educational Media) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3433
Description :

Skyscrapers and Towers
Have you ever looked up and seen a skyscraper or tower? How were these amazing structures built? It took thousands of years to create and perfect the technology needed to help these giants withstand the forces of nature. In this scientific text, students will learn all about famous skyscrapers and towers around the world and why they are considered engineering wonders!

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Tod Davies & Mike Madrid (Consortium Book Sales & Distribution) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1303
Description :

The Lizard Princess: The History of Arcadia
Bittersweet. Lush. Human. The Lizard Princess crosses mountains, oceans, deserts, and the Moon Itself to meet her fate and the fate of Arcadia on the Road of the Dead. Her reward is the Key that opens the door to the Domain of Life where wisdom trumps knowledge, as it should in all good tales about the world, whether Arcadia's, or our own.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

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