Recognized as one of the largest and most prestigious antiquarian book fairs in the world, this three-day event features the collections and rare treasures of nearly 200 booksellers from over 20 countries, including manuscripts, modern first editions, children’s books, maps and autographs, as well as antiquarian books on a wide range of topics.
The MoonTribe group of pre-teen and teen girl poets have been writing with Meredith Heller every week for four years. With her writing invitations and guidance, the girls write from their own experiences as they explore nature, their senses, and their thoughts and feelings.
A musical fairytale, Beneath the Dragonwood Trees takes us into the woods on a journey reminiscent of The Wizard of Oz, Alice in Wonderland, Hansel and Gretel, Peter and the Wolf, and even a hint of Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll.
The Magic of We is a children's picture book by Danielle Anderson-Craig and illustrated by her friend and fellow teacher (they teach at same school!), Carly Dooling.
The Museo welcomes Italian geologist, wildlife illustrator and author Marisa Ceccarelli, who, in this fun family event, will be reading in Italian, from her children's book Teo e il tempo Perduto (Teo and the Lost time).
In Tomorrow I'll Be Brave, readers journey through beautifully hand-lettered messages by award-winning illustrator Jessica Hische. This uplifting and positive book encourages kids to promise that tomorrow, they will try new things, do their best, and be brave.
Join award-winning author Meg Fleming for a fun-filled, musical storytime featuring her new book, Sometimes Rain. Sometimes Rain is a magical tour through the seasons exploring the wonders of nature under the sometimes rainy– sometimes snowy– umbrella of friendship.
Renowned speaker, parenting expert and New York Times bestselling author of The Blessing of a Skinned Knee, Dr. Wendy Mogel offers an essential guide to the new art of talking to children, and shows how a change in voice can transform conversations and ease the relationship between parents and children.
When Hannah's family has to move, her grandmother tells her how she felt leaving the old country -- it was both bitter and sweet. As Hannah leaves her friends behind and tries to get used to a new house, she only feels bitterness. Was her grandmother wrong about the sweetness?
Katherine Applegate is the author of The One and Only Ivan, winner of the Newbery Medal. Crenshaw spent over twenty weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, and her first middle-grade stand-alone, Home of the Brave, continues on state reading lists, summer reading lists, and class reading lists. Katherine Applegate lives in Tiburon, California, with her family.
Join author Tahereh Mafi in celebration of her stunning new novel, A Very Large Expanse of Sea. Joining Tahereh for this special event will be Ransom Riggs sharing the brand new installment in his #1 bestselling series, A Map of Days: Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children #4.
Alexandra Boiger, illustrator of She Persisted, will present her vibrant artwork which accompanies the inspiring text by Chelsea Clinton that shows readers of all ages that, no matter what obstacles come their way, they have the power to persist and succeed.
In Hey, Hey, Hay!, a girl tells the tale of making hay as Mom uses a mower for mowing grass, then a tedder for aerating the grass, and eventually a baler.
Grenade is the hugely anticipated follow-up to Alan Gratz's New York Times bestselling, critically acclaimed phenomenon Refugee. This is another searing and heart-pounding look at kids making their way through war. It's 1945, and the world is in the grip of war.
More than 50 exciting artists from Oakland and the Bay Area will team up to create over 100 pieces of original Fairyland-inspired art.